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Seeing Quantum with the Naked Eye

Simply squinting at a lamp highlights the quantum nature of light.

Publish Date: Topic: Physics + MathPhysics & MathBrand: What the Physics?!What the Physics?!
By Greg Kestin

How can you train yourself to be a quantum detector? You can detect quantum mechanics all over—if you know how to look for it. In this episode of What the Physics?! find out how simply squinting at a lamp reveals the quantum nature of light.

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This project/research was supported by grant number FQXi-RFP-1822 from the Foundational Questions Institute and Fetzer Franklin Fund, a donor-advised fund of Silicon Valley Community Foundation.