Heisenberg's principle


Hei·​sen·​berg's principle

Word History


after Werner K. Heisenberg, born 1901 German physicist

First Known Use

1939, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Heisenberg's principle was in 1939

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“Heisenberg's principle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Heisenberg%27s%20principle. Accessed 21 May. 2024.

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