PBS Space Time

The First Quantum Field Theory

Season 3 Episode 7 | 12m 15s | Video has closed captioning.

Quantum mechanics is perhaps the most unintuitive theory ever devised. And yet it’s also the most successful, in terms of sheer predictive power. Simply by following the math of quantum mechanics, incredible discoveries have been made. Its wild success tells us that the mathematical description provided by quantum mechanics reflects deep truths about reality.

Aired: 06/21/17

Rating: NR

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