Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

Published by Addison-Wesley
ISBN 10: 0321909100
ISBN 13: 978-0-32190-910-7

Chapter 31 - Reading Check Questions (Comprehension): 19

Answer

No, the measurement can't reveal that.

Work Step by Step

Either the energy or the time taken to measure that energy can be precisely measured, but not both. This is mathematically identical to the situation with momentum and position. This is discussed on page 594.
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