uncertainty principle

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(quantum theory) the theory that it is impossible to measure both energy and time (or position and momentum) completely accurately at the same time

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As the muon mass width is part of the uncertainty principle, in this paper we will discuss the connection of the uncertainty principle to the hidden variable in time possibility and attempt to incorporate the two.
It should be noted that here the first one is not the uncertainty principle, but certainty principle.
According to the uncertainty principle, objects in a quantum system can be in more than one state or more than one place at the same time--superposition at the quantum level can allow a particle to travel two different paths at the same time.
The Uncertainty Principle thus negates the Law of the Conservation of Energy.
If my fellow travelers and I cannot say even within the uncertainty principle what the main thinkers in our field are talking about, if their specialized language is too specialized for scholars in their own field, there is something very wrong.
collection, The Uncertainty Principle (Waywiser Press, 2012), was chosen
wanted to demonstrate the uncertainty principle at a macro scale.
Mark Kraushaar, winner of the 2010 Anthony Hecht Poetry Prize, presents The Uncertainty Principle, an anthology of free-verse poems about searching for meaning in a complicated and difficult world.
The uncertainty principle or duration-bandwidth theorem is a well known fundamental result in signal analysis and in quantum mechanics, see, e.
The uncertainty principle applied to the spin of a particle implies that determining one component renders the other components indeterminate.
11] Larry tells his students that even though they may not understand the Uncertainty Principle, they are 'still responsible for it on the midterm.
Try to analyse the market and you run into the uncertainty principle - you can either see where it's going or where it is at the moment, but not both at the same time.
While everyone else is frustrated over the uncertainty principle he mentions a positive aspect: ".
Chapter two--for all intents and purposes-is a sermon on the two complementary models of physics discovered by the twentieth-century physicists, Einstein, Schrodinger, and Heisenberg, regarding relativity and the uncertainty principle.