Poll about virtual particles

  • Thread starter kexue
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virtual particles "really out there"?

  • they are in no sense real, they are only mathematical artifacts in perturbation theory

    Votes: 4 28.6%
  • they are real in the sense that their contributions affect the amplitudes of particle transitions

    Votes: 3 21.4%
  • this a philosophical question

    Votes: 7 50.0%

  • Total voters
    14
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