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Crystals: What We Think We Know

Synopsis: This week on “Learn Me Something,” Aaron and Rich delve into a complex and mind-bending topic of crystals. No, we aren’t talking about how crystals can cure cancer. Crystals have internal energy including some energy associated with molecular vibrations. Physicists have created the world’s first time crystal. So how does this work?

Crystals have internal energy including some energy associated with molecular vibrations. In addition to molecular vibrations, crystals can exhibit mechanical (macroscopic) vibrations. An example of a resonant macroscopic vibrator is a tuning fork.

Crystals

Duration: 36:44:00

Present: Aaron Stewart, Rich Plumb


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