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- particleIn everyday speech, a particle is a bit of matter. I might say that there is particle of dirt on the lens of my glasses.(...) Read More
- particle-wave dualityWhen a photon hits your eye, it’s a particle. When it hits your eye, it interacts with a particular electron in the retina(...) Read More
- periodIf you were standing on a dock and water waves were coming at you, the period would be the time interval between waves. In(...) Read More
- Periodic Table of the ElementsThe Periodic Table of the Elements lists all the elements, over 100 of them, in a specific sequence. This includes the(...) Read More
- physical constantThe constant c, the speed of light in a vacuum, is an example of a physical constant. It is a constant of nature, always(...) Read More
- piPi is symbolized π and pronounced like "pie." It is the mathematical symbol for the number 3.14159…, which goes on(...) Read More
- Pilot Wave Interpretation of quantum mechanicsThis interpretation of quantum mechanics is also called the "Bohmian Interpretation." It was originally proposed by(...) Read More
- probability amplitude“Probability amplitude” is a term used in quantum physics. It’s a number that appears in Schrodinger’s Wave Equation. Let’s(...) Read More
- probability waveMax Born, one of the early quantum physicists in the 1920's and '30s, proposed that between detections, quantum particles(...) Read More