• Question: are particles in waves

    Asked by Esra to Zoe, Kai, Jose Eliel, Hannah, Hamid, Claire on 12 Mar 2019.
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      Hamid Ohadi answered on 12 Mar 2019:

      Small particles like electrons or photons can behave like waves. But they can also behave like corpuscular particles! This was a big puzzle for physicists for a very long time. It turns out that particles can behave both as wave or corpuscular particles depending on the situation. This is called the particle-wave duality and is one of the fundamental phenomena in quantum physics. Have a look at this too if you have time: