The double slit experiment which proves that the electrons are particles AND waves

In the video from above Brian Greene explains how the double slit experiment allowed us to see that the electrons are particles and waves in the same time, much like you hear all around that light can be seen as particle and as a wave.

The very act of observing the electron going through the slits determines that electron to behave only as a particle and thus the “shadow” left on the wall will show only two lines. That is happening because when we observer the electrons we interact with them and such we “somehow make them” show only their particle side, and not the wave one. In any case, qwuantum physics is amazing and some things are so hard to understand that you feel that you land in the realm of magic.


Via Jason.

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