posted on Oct, 20 2012 @ 03:15 PM
reply to post by ubeenhad
I really liked that video because he explained the process pretty well:
1) Isolate and trap the particle so it doesnt react with the environment.
2) Watch the quantum physics that goes on inside that particle.
Previously it was difficult to observe the quantum reaction, but the guys who got the price have found ways to do this using mirrors.
So what happened here is that the scientists went from a theoretical knowledge of quantum physics, to being able to actually start building stuff that
is based on quantum science (since they can now see whats going on inside the particle).
Its just a paradigm shift in technology. No big deal.
edit on 20-10-2012 by Bodhi911 because: (no reason given)