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Veritasium – How Kodak Exposed The Atomic Bomb

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Veritasium – Why Gravity is NOT a Force

The General Theory of Relativity tells us gravity is not a force, gravitational fields don’t exist. Objects tend to move on straight paths through curved spacetime.

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Energy levels

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Electron Diffraction – F-J’s Physics

Particles or waves? A look at particles and when they can behave like waves. The strange nature of wave-particle duality in quantum physics.

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Electron Diffraction: A-level Physics

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Interference Demo: Speakers

This is a demonstration of the interference pattern created by two speakers playing the same 2000 Hz tone. It is carried out by moving a microphone through the sound field and noting that the sound is louder in some spots … Continue reading

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Pipe resonance

A column of water and a tuning fork are used to illustrate the raised amplitude that results from pipe resonance

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Professor Dave: Wave Mechanics

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Professor Dave explains: What is Light?

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Professor Dave explains: Standing Waves and Harmonics

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