#### A Quantum Gas

The quantum gas is an extreme state of an ensemble of atoms when their de Broglie wave length is of the same length as the size of the container. The ways of achieving this state are described and also how its temperature is defined.

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A brief look at the Physics behind sending signals along cables and via geostationary satellites. An experiment to measure the speed of an electrical pulse in a cable is described and the Physics of the orbits of communcations satellites is develope....

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The main problems associated with communicating with distant space probes like Voyager 1 are investigated. The role played by diffraction in limiting the amount of power receivable on Earth is discussed. The further problems of reaching a nearby st....

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A look at what was known when Newton started to develop his theory of gravitation and how he used these ideas and data to make his great forward step

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The use of gamma-ray spectroscopy to study the structure of less well-known nuclei.

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Astrophysics is one of the driving forces behind the study of nuclear reactions and nuclear structure. The FSU Department of Nuclear Physics has the facilities and techniques needed to experimentally explore both of these topics. This video briefly....

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Standard analysis of the relativistic dynamics of scattering on a step potential leads to a paradox that contradicts the standard interpretation of a wave function in nonrelativistic theory. It is shown how is this result obtained by not being carefu....

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Standard analysis of the relativistic dynamics of scattering on a step potential leads to a paradox that contradicts the standard interpretation of a wave function in nonrelativistic theory. It is shown how is this result obtained by not being carefu....

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Professor Harrison Prosper of FSU Physics Department looks at the science behind the recently released movie 'Angels and Demons', starring Tom Hanks and based upon a Dan Brown novel. Prof. Prosper discusses topics such as antimatter, dark matter, dar....

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