Proving that atoms exist without seeing them

Video shows how Einstein did this in 1905


Happy Birthday, Albert Einstein! In addition to today's Pi Day celebrations, it's also the 133rd birthday of Albert Einstein, and "minutephysics" on YouTube has another video showcasing one of Einstein's famous papers from 1905. This time, it's about how he discovered the size and existence of atoms despite not being able to see them.

It looks like there will be two more Einstein-related videos coming, so stay tuned.

Keith Shaw rounds up the best in geek video in his blog. Follow Keith on Twitter at @shawkeith. For the latest IT news, analysis and how-tos, follow ITworld on Twitter, Facebook, and Google+.

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