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Quantum mechanics and global warming explained; video link

Just the phrase quantum mechanics may seem complicated. A brief Ted-ed video by Lieven Schiere makes the topic simple and explains how it relates to global warming. Along the way we also learn about the light spectrum that is visible to humans and which includes white light and all the colors of the rainbow. And we learn that other species can also see other types of light rays in the longer slower infrared range and the shorter faster ultraviolet range.

Ted-ed lesson How quantum mechanics explains global warming – Lieven Schiere: [http://ed.ted.com/on/iZWq8Vzd]

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