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Astronomy Cast

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Science & Medicine, Natural Sciences

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Science & Medicine 32
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Astronomy Cast brings you a weekly fact-based journey through the cosmos.

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Ep. 374: Stern-Gerlach Experiment

April 27th, 2015

Episode 408 of 465 episodes

In the world of quantum mechanics, particles behave in discreet ways. One breakthrough experiment was the Stern-Gerlach Experiment, performed in 1922. They passed silver atoms through a magnetic field and watched how the spin of the atoms caused the particles to deflect in a very specific way.

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