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Feb21-12, 04:22 PM
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Quote Quote by MartinJH View Post
Brian Cox recently hosted a good lecture on Quantum mechanics and covered this quite well I thought.
Here's the lecture, thankfully it was posted on YouTube as it isn't on BBC iPlayer anymore.

http://youtu.be/4f9wcSLs8ZQ
Cool video!
Brian tries to explain elementarily, that the illusion of solidity is caused by electron degeneracy pressure. Option No. 2.