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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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Hey Crazies. If you haven’t heard, light bends when it passes from something like air into water or glass. The result is weird optical illusions like this. In true Science Asylum style, we’re going to question everything. Let me show you how deep this rabbit hole goes. This episode was made possible by generous supporters

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It’s everywhere, and yet nowhere. You find it on Earth, but not in the dead of space. Yet it keeps you from floating into space. This is the power of gravity. Join us as we explore gravity in all of its elements. 9. What Is Gravity? So what exactly is gravity? I’m sure you have

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Hey Crazies. This mirror reflects all visible light, but so does this piece of paper. What’s the difference? Why aren’t they the same? I actually get this question a lot in the comments. Let’s see where it takes us. This episode was made possible by generous supporters on Patreon. Alight, so the quick answer is

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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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[typing] Oh, better save. No. NO! [Slow motion] KHAAAAAAAAAAAAAAaaaaaaaaannnnn! [Epic sports music: “Eighties Action” by Kevin MacLeod, Royalty-free from incompetech.com] [Music: “Cephalopod” by Kevin MacLeod, Royalty-free from incompetech.com] This episode, we’re going to be discussing something I’ve been avoiding until now, but it’s the easiest way to explain the units of our wavefunction, even though

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It’s time to shred some waves. Last time, I said we would be finding our first solution to the Schrödinger equation, and I wasn’t joking. Let’s get right to it. Here’s our equation, back where we left it. We’re just going to focus on the case where V is zero, for now, the case where

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[Deep voice] QUANTUM ENERGY… [Normal voice] No, really. I just do that [Deep voice] WHEN I’M EXCITED… In hindsight, maybe I shouldn’t do that anymore. [Deep voice] HAPPY ST. PATRICK’S DAY… [Deep voice] HAPPY BIRTHDAY… [Noisemaker sound] Yeah… What were we talking about last episode? Something about orbiting planets? Ehn, let’s go with that. Suppose

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