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Quantum physics experiment shows Heisenberg was right about uncertainty, in a certain sense

  • Written by Howard Wiseman, Director, Centre for Quantum Dynamics, Griffith University
Quantum physics experiment shows Heisenberg was right about uncertainty, in a certain senseQuantum particles are not really just particles... they are also waves.Shutterstock/agsandrew

The word uncertainty is used a lot in quantum mechanics. One school of thought is that this means there’s something out there in the world that we are uncertain about. But most physicists believe nature itself is uncertain.

Intrinsic uncertainty was...

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