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What ho! My name is Tucker Hiatt. I am a physics teacher with 35 years of experience, and I am also the executive director of Wonderfest, the San Francisco Bay Area Beacon of Science. Welcome to Radical Physics. What’s radical — besides our location here in the Gamma Sector of the Milky Way — I’ll

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What ho! My name is Tucker Hiatt. I am a physics teacher with 35 years of experience, and I am also the executive director of Wonderfest, the San Francisco Bay Area Beacon of Science. Welcome to Radical Physics. What’s radical — besides our location here in the Gamma Sector of the Milky Way — I’ll

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[♪ INTRO] The whole point of physics has always been to understand what the universe is made of and how the stuff in it interacts. You know, like how Isaac Newton wanted to figure out why an apple always falls straight toward the ground. And we’ve come a really long way over the years. These

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Longtime viewers of this channel know that we talk about black holes a lot. We just can’t seem to get enough of them. We give them so much attention but today we’re going to talk about their bizarro twins, white holes. Basically, a white hole is the hypothetical opposite of a black hole. Now I’d

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Thank you to Brilliant.org for sponsoring PBS Digital Studios. Space is big. You just won’t believe how vastly, hugely, mind-bogglingly big it is. Although according to a new paper, it may literally be infinitely smaller than we previously thought. Every time you walk out the door, light from the Big Bang strikes your face, enters

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How White Holes Work Black holes are among the strangest structures in all of space; vast and mysterious with powerful singularities where the rules of physics fall apart. It’s thought that they could hold the secrets to life, the universe and everything… And yet, their currently hypothetical counterparts are perhaps even stranger still! This is

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NARRATOR: When we think of E=mc2 we have this vision of Einstein as an old wrinkly man with white hair. E=mc2 is not about an old Einstein. It’s actually about a young, energetic, dynamic, even a sexy Einstein. ALBERT EINSTEIN: What would I see if I rode on a beam of light? MICHAEL FARADAY (Dramatization):

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The possibility of dimensions of space beyond the three that we know about is an idea that it cropped up in the early part of the twentieth century and it has been with us ever since. Even our modern approach to unified theory, something called string theory, evokes the possibility of more dimensions than the

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