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Great Mysteries of Physics
Great Mysteries of Physics
The Conversation

Host Miriam Frankel delves into some of the great mysteries still puzzling the world's top physicists in this new series from The... more

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Quantum mechanics: does objective reality exist?

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Is there a multiverse?

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22 Mar 2023 · 40 minutes
Fundamental constants: is the universe fine tuned for life to exist?

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15 Mar 2023 · 40 minutes
Is time an illusion?

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08 Mar 2023 · 42 minutes
Great Mysteries of Physics - trailer

"There is nothing new to discover in physics", declared the British physicist Lord Kelvin in 1900. That is no longer... more

13 Feb 2023 · 2 minutes
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