Verner Heisenberg

Verner Heisenberg

German physicist, one of the founders of quantum mechanics, the Nobel Prize in Physics (1932)
The problems of language here are really serious. We wish to speak in some way about the structure of the atoms. But we cannot speak about atoms in ordinary language.More Verner Heisenberg quotes [08/14/2011 05:08:50]
Every word or concept, clear as it may seem to be, has only a limited range of applicability.More Verner Heisenberg quotes [08/14/2011 05:08:02]
The solution of the difficulty is that the two mental pictures which experiment lead us to form - the one of the particles, the other of the waves - are both incomplete and have only the validity of analogies which are accurate only in limiting cases.More Verner Heisenberg quotes [08/14/2011 05:08:58]
The violent reaction on the recent development of modern physics can only be understood when one realises that here the foundations of physics have started moving; and that this motion has caused the feeling that the ground would be cut from science.More Verner Heisenberg quotes [08/14/2011 05:08:02]
What we observe is not nature itself, but nature exposed to our method of questioning.More Verner Heisenberg quotes [08/14/2011 05:08:08]

Quotes of the month

Mickey Rourke [The tension] between the Christians and Muslims goes back to the Crusades, doesn't it? It's too easy to blame everything on one guy. These are unpredictable, dangerous times, and I don't think that anyone really knows quite what to do. [03/29/2018 05:03:36] More


Mick Jagger Everyone in the movie industry wants to win an Oscar. I don't think that's why you make movies. But winning an Oscar is not just about making a great movie, unfortunately. It's also having a good Oscar campaign. [03/29/2018 05:03:36] More


Anson Dorrance What it comes down to is intense desire. To get this winning edge, you need to build an indomitable will. This means you must be relentless; you must never give up. [03/29/2018 05:03:36] More


Eric Hoffer Sometimes we feel the loss of a prejudice as a loss of vigor. [03/29/2018 05:03:36] More


Jeff Foxworthy People should see your faith. If all you do is talk about your faith and people don't see it, but they ought to see it in the way you treat your family, you treat your friends, you treat your community. [03/29/2018 05:03:36] More