Neil deGrasse Tyson Explains Wavelengths

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What is wave-particle duality? On this explainer, Neil deGrasse Tyson and comic co-host Chuck Nice explain wavelengths, wavicles, and the electromagnetic spectrum.

What are the wavelength sizes on the electromagnetic spectrum? What’s a wavicle? Find out about wave-particle duality and how the human body detects different parts of the electromagnetic spectrum. Can our bodies sense more than just visible light? Discover microwaves and radio waves. How do we pick up on these types of waves? How do antennae work? We discuss the holes in your kitchen microwave and how electron microscopes work. How can we possibly see something smaller than visible light?

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