• Belal E. Baaquie


Quantum mechanics is an empirical science, with experimental observations being the final and sole criterion of what is true and what is false. The founders of quantum mechanics, in particular Niels Bohr and Werner Heisenberg, were at pains to emphasize that theoretical physics should and could explain only the results of experiments. They stayed away from trying to explain what is Nature as such, independent of observations, with the implicit message that such an explanation would have no appropriate basis.


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  • Belal E. Baaquie
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  1. 1.Department of PhysicsNational University of SingaporeSingaporeSingapore

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