Light: Both Wave & Particle

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First-ever photograph of light behaving as both wave and particle.

Read the article at phys.org!


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One photon said to another, “Hey – aren’t you a neutrino?”

“Naw man,” said the second photon, “I’m a photon just like you.”

Naw man, you’re a neutrino. You’re not a boson, you’re just a fermion. Look at the mass on you; you can’t pass for a photon.”

“Shut up,” said the neutrino.

 

 

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16 comments

  1. Pure energy (which is light) somehow manages to simultaneously be both the pebble thrown into the pond, and the ripples emitted from the pebble.
    It is as though the Amazonian butterfly whose flutter leads to a tropical cyclone, will also cause all the other butterflies to go a-flutter.

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