Quantum Physics and Universal Beauty
Nobel laureate, Frank Wilczek's groundbreaking work in quantum physics was inspired by his intuition to look for a deeper order of beauty in the universe, using simple questions in an attempt to see the whole answer.
Wilczek explores how this quest has also guided the work of all great scientific thinkers in the Western world, from Plato to Einstein, and shows us just how deeply intertwined our ideas about perception, beauty and art are with our scientific understanding of the cosmos.
Frank Wilczek is an American theoretical physicist and mathematician. He is currently Professor of Physics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).
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|Quantum Mechanics at Microscopic Scales
Dr. Mark Kasevich delves into the world of atom interferometry, gravitational waves and quantum sensors.
|The Fabric of the Cosmos
This is a PBS documentary series presented by Brian Greene, exploring cutting-edge scientific concepts about the nature of time and space, the weird realm of quantum physics, and multiverse.
|The Character of Physical Law
This consists of seven lectures given by physicist Richard Feynman, concerning the nature of the laws of physics.
|The Astonishing Simplicity of Everything
Dr. Neil Turok gives a talk about the remarkably simplicity that underlies nature. Turok discussed how this simplicity at the largest and tiniest scales of the universe is pointing toward new avenues of physics research and could lead to revolutionary advances in technology.
This course covers the experimental basis of quantum physics. Topics include: photoelectric effect, Compton scattering, photons, Franck-Hertz experiment, the Bohr atom, electron diffraction, ...