125 - Photons
In this video Paul Andersen explains how light travels in photons which can be described as both particles and waves. Einstein showed that photons can be described as particles using the photoelectric effect to show that the energy of a photon is related to the frequency and Planck's constant. The quantized nature of light can be found in both spectral lines and the photoelectric effect.
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