Category Archives: Interactions of light and matter

The Fabric of The Cosmos: Quantum Leap

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Physics Girl – Can you push a spacecraft with light?

What if you could power a ship using sunlight instead of wind? Well in space, you can! Solar sails or light sails are pushed with light from the sun. Photons provide a kick when they reflect off the sail pushing … Continue reading

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Unit 4 – Light and matter quiz

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Wave-Particle Duality (1980s Canadian series)

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Brian Greene : What’s Beyond The Double Slit Experiment?

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Single Photon Interference

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Vsauce – How Much Does a Shadow Weigh?

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The Chart of Electromagnetic Radiations

The Lawrence Livermore labĀ posted this gorgeous old posterĀ of the electromagnetic spectrum onto its Flickr page. It’s an amazing artifact of scientific education from 1944, complete with images of retro radio equipment, hospital radium rays and one of the first commercially … Continue reading

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Veritasium – The Original Double Slit Experiment

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Minute Physics: What is the Wave/Particle Duality?

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