University Physics with Modern Physics (14th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0321973615
ISBN 13: 978-0-32197-361-0

Chapter 44 - Particle Physics and Cosmology - Problems - Discussion Questions - Page 1519: Q44.2



Work Step by Step

It is possible to momentarily create particle-antiparticle pairs of energy $\Delta E$ for a short time $\Delta t$ as long as Heisenberg’s uncertainty principle for matter is obeyed. Empty space is not truly empty.
Update this answer!

You can help us out by revising, improving and updating this answer.

Update this answer

After you claim an answer you’ll have 24 hours to send in a draft. An editor will review the submission and either publish your submission or provide feedback.