Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

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

Chapter 31 - Think and Explain: 59


Heisenberg's uncertainty principle refers to position and momentum measurements made in the quantum realm (the atomic domain).

Work Step by Step

Heisenberg’s uncertainty principle has incorrectly come to be used as a metaphor in the everyday world, for example, to discuss the measurement of tire pressure.
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