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Tag: Particle Physics

MIT: Particles attract across long distances

A team of scientists from MIT has found a new kind of long-range interaction between particles, in a liquid medium, that is based entirely on their motions. And these interactions should apply to any kind of particles that move whether they be living cells or metal particles whirled by magnetic fields.  

TED-Ed: What is the Heisenberg Uncertainty Principle?

The Heisenberg Uncertainty Principle states that you can never simultaneously know the exact position and the exact speed of an object. Why not? Because everything in the universe behaves like both a particle and a wave at the same time. Chad Orzel navigates this complex concept of quantum physics.  

Big Think: The Most Beautiful Equation: How Wilczek Got His Nobel

Frank Wilczek was one of three recipients of the Nobel Prize in Physics in 2004 thanks to his work researching the so-called strong force. Frank Wilczek’s book is “A Beautiful Question: Finding Nature’s Deep Design”