This is the story of how quantum mechanics — that physical science of the very, very small — came to be. It's a fascinating tale involving Max Planck, Albert Einstein, cookies and fussy light.

But what makes this video-narrative all the more enjoyable is that it emerged out of a collaboration between Henry Reich (creator of MinutePhysics) and Neil Turok, Director of Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics and the featured speaker at this year's Massey Lectures.

Not familiar with the Massey Lectures? Go check them out immediately.

[MinutePhysics]