Episode 67: A Phonon Call
Posted Oct 1, 2016 by bn
Oh man! It’s season 6!
Listen. Today’s episode is bananas.
it’s about a type of thing called a “quasiparticle:” a phenomena that acts like a particle.
Today we’re talking about Phonons: quantized vibrations in a crystal.
that’s right. vibrations in a crystal are mathematically particles.
Today’s guests are Megan and Anthony Leon from Hawaii!!!
Physicists: Fiona Burnell, Darren Peets
Intro Music: Ted Leo and the Pharmacists
Exit Music: John Vanderslice