Quantum Mechanics for Dummies

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Hi Everyone, today we're sharing Quantum Mechanics made simple! This 20 minute explanation covers the basics and should give you a good foundation for understanding the principles of Quantum Mechanics.

TOPICS COVERED:
1). What are atoms made of? - 00:30
2). What is a particle? - 00:30
3). The Standard Model of Elementary Particles explained - 1:40
4). Higgs Field and Higgs Boson explained - 2:34
5). Quantum Leap explained - 3:07
6). Wave Particle duality explained - the Double slit experiment - 3:50
7). Schrödinger's equation explained - the "probability wave" - 6:09
7). How the act of measurement collapses a particle's wave function - 6:43
9). The Superposition Principle explained - 7:10
10). Schrödinger's cat explained - 8:19
11). Are particle's time traveling in the Double slit experiment? - 9:39
12). Many World's theory (Parallel universe's) explained - 12:23
13). Quantum Entanglement explained - 13:37
14). Spooky Action at a Distance explained - 14:09
15). Quantum Mechanics vs Einstein's explanation for Spooky action at a Distance (Bell's Theorem) - 15:40
16). Quantum Tunneling explained - 16:15
17). How the Sun Burns using Quantum Tunneling explained - 16:47
18). The Quantum Computer explained - 17:56
19). Quantum Teleportation explained - 18:24
20). Quantum Mechanics and General Relativity incompatibility explained. String theory - a possible theory of everything - introduced - 21:02

SOURCES:
Hunt for the Higgs - Horizon BBC documentary
Parallel Universes - Horizon BBC documentary
Quantum Mechanics - NOVA documentary, presented by Brian Greene
Inexplicable Universe - The Great Courses - presented by Neil deGrasse Tyson