Quantum Mechanics for Dummies

Hi Everyone, today we’re sharing Quantum Mechanics made simple! This 20 minute explanation covers the basics and should give you a good foundation for understanding the principles of Quantum Mechanics.

TOPICS COVERED:
1). What are atoms made of? – 00:30
2). What is a particle? – 00:30
3). The Standard Model of Elementary Particles explained – 1:40
4). Higgs Field and Higgs Boson explained – 2:34
5). Quantum Leap explained – 3:07
6). Wave Particle duality explained – the Double slit experiment – 3:50
7). Schrödinger’s equation explained – the “probability wave” – 6:09
8). How the act of measurement collapses a particle’s wave function – 6:43
9). The Superposition Principle explained – 7:10
10). Schrödinger’s cat explained – 8:19
11). Are particle’s time traveling in the Double slit experiment? – 9:39
12). Many World’s theory (Parallel universe’s) explained – 12:23
13). Quantum Entanglement explained – 13:37
14). Spooky Action at a Distance explained – 14:09
15). Quantum Mechanics vs Einstein’s explanation for Spooky action at a Distance (Bell’s Theorem) – 15:40
16). Quantum Tunneling explained – 16:15
17). How the Sun Burns using Quantum Tunneling explained – 16:47
18). The Quantum Computer explained – 17:56
19). Quantum Teleportation explained – 18:24
20). Quantum Mechanics and General Relativity incompatibility explained. String theory – a possible theory of everything – introduced – 21:02

SOURCES:
Hunt for the Higgs – Horizon BBC documentary
Parallel Universes – Horizon BBC documentary
Quantum Mechanics – NOVA documentary, presented by Brian Greene
Inexplicable Universe – The Great Courses – presented by Neil deGrasse Tyson

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