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Poping into Existance

  1. Jul 13, 2006 #1
    I heard that electrons pop into existance at the mear action of us putting our attention onto them. And when we look away, they are gone.

    Sounds strange.. can anyone please further explain.
  2. jcsd
  3. Jul 13, 2006 #2
    If you "look" away, how do you know they are gone?

    Sometimes an electron can "behave" like a wave and sometimes it can "behave" like a particle but it is always an electron. Observation, depending on how you do it can interfere with the experiment...but its not going to make the nature of what you are observing change.

    I'm just knocking about the boards and, by far, not an expert...but I'm fairly confident that I'm right in this reply.

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