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Ever woken and wondered, “Is Galileo’s experiment on falling bodies cooler than Millikan’s oil-drop test?” Ponder no more. Physics World has solved the problem, polling its readers on the Top 10 most beautiful experiments in physics. The overall winner? A combined effort: Claus J?nsson’s 1961 application — on the interference of single electrons — of Young’s double-slit experiment.


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