Why is it impossible to simultaneously measure the position and velocity of a small moving body like electron ? explain.

Asked by  | 10th Sep, 2010, 12:27: PM

Expert Answer:

No not accurately. There will be some incertainity.
Werner Heisenberg a German physicist in 1927, stated uncertainty principle which is the consequence of dual behaviour of matter and radiation. It states that it is impossible
to determine simultaneously, the exact position and exact momentum (or velocity) of an electron.

Answered by  | 10th Sep, 2010, 04:20: PM

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