Looks like a Particle, Acts like a Wave
Lecture no. 20 from the course: 12 Essential Scientific Concepts
Taught by Professor Indre Viskontas | 29 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Science Course
Is light a wave or a particle? To find the answer, comb through revolutionary ideas by Max Planck and Albert Einstein to encounter the wave-particle duality (a paradox best captured by the famous Heisenberg principle). Then, investigate some of the applications of this duality, specifically through the development and use of lasers.