The Photoelectric Slide

The podcast-wave duality discuss Einstein’s first big hit: the photoelectric effect (theory of relativity was his B-side). Raj believes that Einstein and Newton were only popular because they were “Particle Men”, Jono explains that photons (like the police) behave differently when being observed, and Joe finally gets to talk about the double-slit experiment that he won’t shut-up about. Listen here.

The Paper: “Einstein’s Proposal on the Photon Concept” (Arons & Peppard, 1965)

Interlude Music: Lumiere Tales – Dreaming

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