Friday, April 18, 2008

Physics and Philosophy - Thoughts on the Implications of Quantum Mechanics, and Other Matters Section #10vi

10. On Quantum Mechanics:
vi. The Correspondence Principle states that the behavior of quantum mechanical systems reproduce classical physics in the limit of large quantum numbers. Quantum effects “wash” out, or become too minute to observe, for objects larger than most molecules (or so). Scientific theory must always account for observation.

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