No one is about to claim that quantum physics is now easy to understand, but maybe it's not quite as devilishly complicated as we thought.
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Heisenberg's Uncertainty Principle is one of the most revolutionary notions in modern science, so much so, that it has even permeated into recent popular TV shows such as Futurama and Breaking Bad.
By a strange and unexpected chain of events, real science finds itself at a turning point where skepticism itself is proving to be a dubious attitude.
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