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Two Revolutionaries—Planck and Einstein

Lecture no. 3 from the course: Quantum Mechanics

Two Revolutionaries—Planck and Einstein

Taught by Professor Benjamin Schumacher | 28 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Science Course

At the beginning of the 20th century, Max Planck and Albert Einstein proposed revolutionary ideas to resolve puzzles about light and matter. You explore Planck's discovery that light energy can only be emitted or absorbed in discrete amounts called quanta, and Einstein's application of this concept to matter.

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