In 1923 Arthur Compton shone X-rays onto a block of graphite and found that they bounced off with their energy reduced exactly as would be expected if they were composed of particles colliding with electrons in the graphite. This was the first indication of radiation’s particle-like nature.
Are you making a short film with a splash of quantum physics? We want to watch it.
The Quantum Shorts film festival is open for submissions until 23:59 GMT, 1 December 2018. Please get to know Quantum Shorts by nosing around this website, read our rules and review our guide on how to enter. We prefer to accept submissions through FilmFreeway. When you're ready (is that final cut no longer than five minutes?), head over to https://filmfreeway.com/quantumshorts to enter your film. If you encounter any problems, please contact us.