One of the most amazing facts in physics is that everything in the universe, from light to electrons to atoms, behaves like both a particle and a wave at the same time. But how did physicists arrive at this mind-boggling conclusion? Learn how in this video. (4:51 min.)

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Look, up in the sky, it's a particle! It's a wave! Actually it's both. It's light! In this video learn about wave-particle duality and the photoelectric effect.(3:55 min.)

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My academic career so far has taken me from my hometown of Victoria B.C., to Guelph, Ontario, and back to Vancouver, B.C. where I am currently a PhD student at Simon Fraser University. I like the west coast weather and hiking in the mountains when I get the time.

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CurioCity resources which align with the British Columbia Physics 11 content area Quantum

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CurioCity resources which align with the Yukon Physics 11 content area Quantum

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Quantum computing can process huge amounts of data thousands of times faster than the computers you use today. And speed matters, because the world is producing more data than ever.

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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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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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