Major physics terms are explained in these articles. Here you can learn about some of the fundamental physics concepts.
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By Dylan Ris
Questions, theories and debates about quantum physics can get muddled because of a number of myths and misconceptions. Here are four of them.
Einstein famously called the phenomenon "spooky action at a distance," and physicists just won the Nobel Prize for their work on it, but what is quantum entanglement?
The world often seems chaotic and events appear to occur randomly, but what's the difference between chaos and randomness?
Planck's constant, which made an appearance in the Netflix series "Stranger Things," is one of the most important differences between reality at the atomic and subatomic level and what we can see around us.
The number 137, which is significant in multiple applications, has long been an object of fascination for physicists, mathematicians and mystics.
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Moore's longstanding law might have only a few years left as far as cramming more stuff into a square inch of silicon. But what if you cram upward?
These super common, nearly massless subatomic particles shoot across space at near the speed of light. And they could help us to understand dark matter.
Frequency has to do with wave speed and wavelength is a measurement of a wave's span. Learn how frequency and wavelength of light are related in this article.