The Heisenberg Uncertainty Principle states that you can never simultaneously know the exact position and the exact speed of an object. Why not? (4:43 min.)

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What are gravitational waves? Gravity seems like a familiar enough concept, but what exactly is waving?

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A landmark day for Einstein and our understanding of the universe: the detection of gravitational waves. Brian Greene explains the discovery. (3:10 min.)

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After a decades-long quest, The MIT-Caltech collaboration LIGO Laboratories has detected gravitational waves, opening a new era in our exploration of the universe. (5:26 min.)

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As the year 1905 began, Albert Einstein faced life as a “failed” academic. Yet within the next twelve months, he would publish four extraordinary papers, each on a different topic, that were destined to radically transform our understanding of the universe. (5:15 min.)

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The ratio of a circle's circumference to its diameter is always the same: 3.14159... and on and on (literally!) forever. Reynaldo Lopes explains pi's vast applications to the study of music, financial models, and even the density of the universe. (3:44 min.)

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Melissa is a Let's Talk Science volunteer and graduate student at York University who spent the summer of 2015 doing research at CERN

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Using animation this video provides a description of atomic structure and explains why it is so difficult to understand or explain the structure of something so different from our normal experiences.

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CurioCity resources which align with Nova Scotia's Physics 12/Advanced Physics 12 Unit: Waves and Modern Physics

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CurioCity resources which align with Ontario's Grade 11 Physics SPH4U F: Revolutions in Modern Physics: Quantum Mechanics and Special Relativity

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