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In lieu of the uncertainty principle, explain radioactivity

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In lieu of the uncertainty principle, explain radioactivity.

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One of the surprising results of quantum physics is that if a physical event is not specifically forbidden by a quantum rule, than it can and will happen. While this may strange, it is a direct result of the uncertainty principle. Things that are strict laws in the macroscopic world, ...

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In two paragraphs, the response discusses the question that explains radioactivity.