Werner Heisenberg Quote

How can one divide an elementary particle? Certainly only by using extreme forces and very sharp tools. The only tools available are other elementary particles. Therefore, collisions between particles of extremely high energy would be the only processes by which the particles could be eventually divided.


Physics and Philosophy: The Revolution in Modern Science (p. 47), HarperPerennial. 2007

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How can one divide an elementary particle? Certainly only by using extreme forces and very sharp tools. The only tools available are other elementary ...

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How can one divide an elementary particle? Certainly only by using extreme forces and very sharp tools. The only tools available are other elementary ...

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How can one divide an elementary particle? Certainly only by using extreme forces and very sharp tools. The only tools available are other elementary ...

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How can one divide an elementary particle? Certainly only by using extreme forces and very sharp tools. The only tools available are other elementary ...