Heisenberg Uncertainty Principle Definition

Heisenberg Uncertainty Principle Definition: The scientific principle stating that it is impossible to determine with perfect accuracy both the position and momentum of a particle at any given point in time.

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Helmenstine, Anne Marie, Ph.D. "Heisenberg Uncertainty Principle Definition." ThoughtCo, Apr. 28, 2014, thoughtco.com/heisenberg-uncertainty-principle-definition-606360. Helmenstine, Anne Marie, Ph.D. (2014, April 28). Heisenberg Uncertainty Principle Definition. Retrieved from https://www.thoughtco.com/heisenberg-uncertainty-principle-definition-606360 Helmenstine, Anne Marie, Ph.D. "Heisenberg Uncertainty Principle Definition." ThoughtCo. https://www.thoughtco.com/heisenberg-uncertainty-principle-definition-606360 (accessed May 27, 2018).