Brian Cox demonstrates why atoms are empty
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Added: Mon, 19 Dec 2011 00:47:46 UTC
Brian Cox gives a science lesson to celebrities. The comedian Simon Pegg and physicist Jim Al-Khalili help him explain standing waves in a demonstration to show why atoms are so large and empty.
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