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Microgravity: living on the International Space Station
Microgravity: living on the International Space Station

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6 The double-slit experiment

The weirdness of quantum behaviour is discussed by ‘Dr Quantum’ in the next video. The double-slit experiment has been voted as the most important experiment in physics, but it is also the most baffling! Watch Video 4 now and then do Activity 8.

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Video 4 Dr Quantum and the double-slit experiment
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Activity 8 The double-slit particle or wave?

Timing: Allow approximately 15 minutes

Choose the correct options to complete the following statements.

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You will now look at how these quantum effects are used on Earth and on the ISS.