26 Sep 2016

Why the Universe is structured to be left handed

From Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan, 2:30 pm on 26 September 2016

Ninety percent of humans are right handed, yet the rest of the universe is generally structured to be left handed. Professor Peter Schwerdtfeger is a Rutherford Medal awardee and world leading quantum chemist and physicist at Massey University. He joins Jesse to delve into the fascinating world of quantum physics and chemistry, to try and shed light on why the world is asymmetrical, and what would happen without that imbalance.

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