Essays Tagged: "Werner Heisenberg"


d by Max Planck.The full implications of the photoelectric effect were not realized until 1925,when Werner Heisenberg pointed out that it made it impossible to measure theposition of a particle exactl ...

(6 pages) 123 1 4.6 Mar/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Werner Heisenberg

Werner Heisenberg One cannot fully appreciate the work of Werner Heisenberg unless one examin ... rner Heisenberg unless one examines his contributions in the context of the time in which he lived. Werner Karl Heisenberg was born in Wuerzburg, Germany, on December 5, 1901, and grew up in academic ... es. His father was a professor at the University of Munich and undoubtedly greatly influenced young Werner, who was a student at the Maximilian Gymnasium. Heisenberg had the opportunity to wor ...

(6 pages) 89 0 4.5 Jan/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Analysis of Human Cultural Identity as seen in five cultural periods. Enlightenment Culture; Greco-Roman Culture; Judeo-Christian Culture; Renaissance-Reformation Culture; and Industrialization-Mo

as self-doubt, uncertainty, and alienation. Thesetraits can be characterized with such examples as Werner Heisenberg, Epicureanism, andEli Whitney. Werner Heisenberg was a German physicist known espe ...

(3 pages) 292 1 4.5 Jan/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

The "Flip-side" of Power An essay on the conflict of power and safety in Macbeth

Recently I read an article which talks about a German physicist named Werner Heisenberg. He discovered an analogous phenomenon with his uncertainty principle. Studying ma ...

(4 pages) 36 0 3.7 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > Macbeth

Truth from Plaro and the Nietzsche's perspectives.

rpretes on the basis of the language's job on truth. The first important point Nietzsche refers, as Heisenberg does,is the denial of traditional concept of truthas independent of background, interests ... al of traditional concept of truthas independent of background, interests, and values .According to Heisenberg, we may learn many things about nature,our mental idea corresponds to something in nature ...

(6 pages) 122 0 1.8 May/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Comparative Philosophy & Ethics

Copenhagen - Heisenberg's dilemma: Friendship vs Patriotism.

uild an atomic bomb in the second world war, in particular the motivation of the central character, Werner Heisenberg, who was in charge of the Nazis' nuclear program. Bohr, despite being half Jewish, ...

(7 pages) 42 0 4.0 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

A Discussion of Antimatter.

he form of a packet, which he called a quantum for the wave/particle duality. Erwin Schrodinger and Werner Heisenberg continued experimenting in the 1920's with the wave/particle duality. They develop ...

(4 pages) 43 0 4.6 Jul/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

A Basic Understanding of Quantum Theory

ave a light quanta or a heat quanta. These float around and affect atoms. In 1927 a scientist named Werner Heisenberg developed the uncertainty principle. This stated that for these particles you coul ...

(2 pages) 68 1 4.7 Feb/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

A Talk with Einstein about Theorizing.

holeness and comprehensivity in Einstein's mind, we draw upon a conversation which occurred between Heisenberg and Einstein. Hopefully at an even deeper level, the power and utility, even the essentia ... he thought of Einstein, will be illustrated. We begin with a quote taken from a discussion in which Heisenberg and Einstein are discussing the validity of Heisenberg's theory. At this point in time, E ...

(3 pages) 21 1 5.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

The Role Of A Confidant (compares Margrethe In Copenhagen To Horatio In Hamlet)

Frayn, the character Margrethe Bohr acted as a confidant to not only her husband Niels Bohr, but to Werner Heisenberg as well. Although Margrethe and Horatio both acted as confidants, they served very ...

(2 pages) 2156 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > Hamlet

The Story Of Quanta: A Historical Essay On The Evolution Of Quantum Theory

ntum theory, (Springer-Verlag, New York) 1982.Cassidy, D. C., Uncertainty : the life and science of Werner Heisenberg, (Freeman, New York) 1992.Gribbin, J. R., In search of Schrödinger's cat : qu ...

(6 pages) 16 0 3.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

The Role of Edward Teller in the Development of Physics

Leipzig in Germany where he received his Ph.D in physics under the tutelage of the famous physicist Werner Heisenberg. The love for science was due to the fascination by the enormous progress being ma ...

(6 pages) 12 0 5.0 Jun/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Nazi nuclear program failure

an their Western counterparts of Britain and the US.However various crucial miscalculations made by Werner Heisenberg caused Nazi Germany's failure to manufacture an atomic weapon. Heisenberg was reve ... ue to the great minds which formed the Uranverein such as Kurt Diebner, Otto Hahn, Paul Harteck and Werner Heisenberg. Germany was also the first to have a research facility established to investigate ...

(9 pages) 1 0 0.0 Feb/2014

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

Quantum Physics

ic radiation, respectively. Early quantum theory was significantly reformulated in the mid-1920s by Werner Heisenberg, Max Born and Pascual Jordan, ; Louis de Broglie and Erwin Schrödinger ; and ... tum mechanics were established during the first half of the 20th century by Max Planck, Niels Bohr, Werner Heisenberg, Louis de Broglie, Arthur Compton, Albert Einstein, Erwin Schrödinger, Max Bo ...

(29 pages) 1 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology