The Ultraviolet Catastrophe
Special | 6m 31s
How did the field of quantum mechanics come about in the first place? The Rayleigh-Jeans catastrophe, also known as the ultraviolet catastrophe was a prediction by the Rayleigh-Jeans law that a blackbody would radiate infinite amounts of ultraviolet light.
Aired: 01/10/17Video has closed captioning.