How we explore unanswered questions in physics | James Beacham

Important Vocabulary Words From The Video


Unsatisfying means that something doesn't make you happy or feel good. Sometimes people use the word to describe things that are not good enough.

  • The movie was unfulfilling because it didn't have a lot of action.
  • The cake was unfulfilling because it had no flavor.

To prod is to poke or prod someone in order to get them to do something. Prodding can be done with your hands, with a stick, or with words.

  • The teacher prodded the student with her pointer to get him to answer the question.
  • The journalist prodded the politician with her question until he answered.

To feverishly is to do something with a lot of energy and enthusiasm. You might be feverishly cleaning your house, or you might be feverishly working on a project.

  • She was feverishly scrubbing the kitchen floor.
  • He was feverishly painting the house.

A bucketful is a large amount. A bucketful of water can fill a bathtub or a swimming pool.

  • He filled the bucketful of water up and poured it over the dog.
  • She filled the bucketful of water up and spilled it all over the floor.

When someone is crazily is behaving in an irrational or uncontrolled way. They might be yelling or yelling at the top of their lungs, for no reason.

  • She was so crazily angry that she couldn't stop yelling.
  • The hostage was crazily screaming for help.

When something is wobbling, it is moving back and forth or side to side. This can be a sign of instability or danger.

  • The tower is wobbling because of the earthquake.
  • The boat is wobbling because of the waves.

A graviton is a particle that is responsible for gravity. It is thought to be a fundamental particle of the universe, along with the electron and the proton.

  • The theory of relativity is based on the idea of gravitons.
  • The experiment was designed to detect the graviton.

reverberates means to sound louder because it is being repeated multiple times. When you speak in a crowded room, your voice will reverberate because the sound is being repeated a lot.

  • The sound of the waves reverberates through the beach.
  • The sound of the gunshot reverberates through the room.