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01/02/1976 German physicist Werner Heisenberg dies

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What is the Heisenberg Uncertainty Principle? - Chad Orzel

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Werner Heisenberg Biography

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IDTIMWYTIM: Heisenberg Uncertainty Principle

He discovered a way to formulate quantum mechanics in terms of matrices and invented the famous uncertainty principle. The principle states, that there is a fundamental limit to the precision with which certain pairs of physical properties of a particle, known as complementary variables, can be known. An example of such pair is position and momentum.
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