noun (wikipedia, uncertainty principle)
|Heisenberg uncertainty principle||
w:Heisenberg, Heisenberg uncertainty principle
- (physics) In quantum mechanics, the principle that there is an absolute limit on the combined accuracy of certain pairs of simultaneous, related measurements, especially that of the position and momentum of a particle.
Etymology: named for w:Werner Heisenberg, Werner Heisenberg, its discoverer
- German: Heisenbergsche Unschí¤rferelation , Unschí¤rferelation
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