Exploring the limits of the Heisenberg uncertainty principle

It is one of the more obscure ideas in physics, frequently misunderstood by students and experts alike, so researchers are trying to refine their understanding of the Heisenberg uncertainty principle.

Are you wondering what the heck the HUP actually means? I’ve had requests for a detailed layman’s explanation, so I’ll start working on something. Meanwhile, this MinutePhysics video pretty much explains it in a minute.

4 thoughts on “Exploring the limits of the Heisenberg uncertainty principle

  1. I dunno, but any degree of certainty about this must mean that I’m uncertain about whatever is complementary to whatever it is we’re talking about being certain about.

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