Podcast: Wave Particle Duality

Article written: 10 Apr , 2008
Updated: 24 Dec , 2015

Have you ever heard that photons behave like both a particle and a wave and wondered what that meant? It’s true. Sometimes light acts like a wave, and other times it behaves like a little particle. It’s both. This week we discuss the experiments that demonstrate this, explain how scientists figured it all out in the first place. What does wave/particle duality have to do with astronomy? Well, everything, since light is the only way astronomers can see out into the Universe.

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1 Response

  1. DavidRavenMoon says

    This was a great show. It’s one of my favorite topics.

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