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How camels could explain quantum uncertainty

How camels could explain quantum uncertainty

作者:红瞻符  时间:2019-03-14 14:05:00  人气:

By Eugenie Samuel Reich WHAT does a biblical saying about a camel passing through the eye of a needle have to do with quantum uncertainty? Quite a lot, it turns out, since a mathematical concept called the “symplectic camel” promises to explain quantum uncertainty in simple classical terms. According to Heisenberg, it is impossible to measure both the momentum and position of a quantum particle accurately because those properties are interlinked. Measuring one therefore makes the other more uncertain. That’s because individual particles are considered parts of a probability “wave”,