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Single Idea 21182

[catalogued under 27. Natural Reality / B. Modern Physics / 2. Electrodynamics / d. Quantum mechanics]

Full Idea

Quantum mechanics is the only working description of the universe that we have. It is amazingly precise, and so far every experimental test has verified its predictions.

Gist of Idea

Quantum mechanics is our only theory, and is very precise, and repeatedly confirmed


Gavin Hesketh (The Particle Zoo [2016], 02)

A Reaction

I take it from this that quantum mechanics is simply TRUE. Get over it! It will never turn out to be wrong, but may be subsumed within some more fine-grained or extensive theory.

Book Reference

Hesketh,Gavin: 'The Particle Zoo' [Quercus 2016], p.43