Werner Heisenberg Quote

The idea that we do observe something already indicates something irreversible. If we draw a pencil line on a paper, for instance, we have established something which cannot be undone, so to speak. Every observation is irreversible, because we have gained information that cannot be forgotten.


In: Paul Buckley and F. David Peat, Glimpsing Reality: Ideas in Physics and the Link to Biology, Werner Heisenberg (p. 12)

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The idea that we do observe something already indicates something irreversible. If we draw a pencil line on a paper, for instance, we have...

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The idea that we do observe something already indicates something irreversible. If we draw a pencil line on a paper, for instance, we have...

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The idea that we do observe something already indicates something irreversible. If we draw a pencil line on a paper, for instance, we have...

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The idea that we do observe something already indicates something irreversible. If we draw a pencil line on a paper, for instance, we have...