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+7 1. Kinslayer commented 10 years ago

This is from the movie: what the bleep do we know.
The reason for the phenomenon is that when you watch the wavicles (combination of particles and waves) you force them to be on a certain place.
All Quantum Mechanics :D
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+52 2. Greatus commented 10 years ago

Schools would be much more interesting if teachers could perform like he did!
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0 3. Dubsteppah commented 10 years ago

so particles are concious haha
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+1 4. dvh commented 10 years ago

Ok, what if I put in measuring device, bu I don't look at it's result? Also, the real slit is probably not as they show it on video.
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+4 5. Rathor commented 10 years ago

Any resemblance with Gordon Freeman at 70 ? ;)
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-4 6. LightAng3l commented 10 years ago

Sorry... not buying this... That's like saying a tree falling in the forest dose not make any sound if there is no one there to hear it...

Also not buying the Kaku time travel theory ... because a 12 year old can disprove it... It is obvious Kaku did not factor in DISTANCE... how can he be called a scientist when he makes such stupid mistakes?

There must be some other explanation. (and no, God is not an explanation)
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+6 7. gouranga4ever commented 10 years ago

This film is the most horrendous POS ever.. If you are new to Quantum physics please don't accept this as a definitive viewpoint. The films includes an interview with Ramtha a ten thousand year old spirit being channelled by a nut bag from New Mexico.

Quantum mechanics is the most successful theory ever formulated. It is unprecedented in it's ability to predict the motions and states on the quantum scale. It's not the act of observing that collapses the wave function but the interaction of other wave functions which are already collapsed.
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+7 8. Kinslayer commented 10 years ago

@ #7
You are right, but this is a very simplified version of what they saw at the time.
The film is not ment for physicists, this is ment for a larger public who do not want or can learn what the whole quantum theory is and all the math behind it.
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-2 9. max2000 commented 10 years ago

the cathote tube for a fifth grader, anyone a gamma radiative when electron hit gateways 8-)
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-13 10. hdwg commented 10 years ago

Five minutes and he said nothing.
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+37 11. Voutelamberopipi commented 10 years ago

#10 If you have Windows OS: right click the speaker tooltip on the right bottom corner, open volume mixer and scroll up.
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+2 12. mmmendal commented 10 years ago

The best educational representation of this concept I have ever seen. This is what I mean by learning actual science on Snotr - great video.
I believe this "mystery" is related to the reason why Einstein was puzzled.
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+1 13. Fapkins commented 10 years ago

Simple. The measuring device's resonating frequency disrupts the wavicles causing them to act differently.
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+10 14. ace543 commented 10 years ago

ahh just like penguins.. they don't fly when you watch them >:)
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+5 15. Thanny commented 10 years ago

This is deeply misleading.

Observations don't take place with a little eyeball that magically detects an electron without interfering with it. All observations involve meddling of some sort - either you capture the result of something that was already happening (such as a photon being emitted by or bouncing off of an object), or you cause an impact of some sort to capture an effect. In all cases, the observed object behaves differently because of what happened to allow the observation - the observation itself is irrelevant.

In the case of the double-slit experiment, the only way to detect the electron is to put something in the way of it that it interacts with in some way to produce something measurable (an electrical impulse, say, or an emitted photon). It will not continue on to do exactly what it was going to do before the "observation" (a word that is treated as passive in common parlance, but which is anything but in the world of particle physics).
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+2 16. medicino commented 10 years ago

#7 and #15 lets make an experiment; you two take 10 kids and say exactly what you have written, and I take 10 kids and will show them this video, lets see who gets more kids to pay attention and grasp some of that knowledge. :D :D
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+1 17. Rigel commented 10 years ago

the fact that i struggle so hard to understand something explained by a childish cartoon character is just insult on injury lol
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0 18. makbeth commented 10 years ago

it comes back to interfere with itself... >:)
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+1 19. agentreeko commented 10 years ago

what software did they used for the animation?
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+1 20. Kendiana commented 10 years ago

I was just as confused at 5:04 as I was at 0:00 :S
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+1 21. trancetunes (moderator) commented 10 years ago

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+1 22. Snapsa commented 10 years ago

Man, I would be far more interested in physics and chemistry if our teacher is more like him.