“Einstein’s Theory” of Environment-Behavior Research
Einstein’s theory of relativity convinced us of the importance of the fourth dimension—time. In turn, explorations in quantum theory led to Heisenberg’s uncertainty principle, which is “a fundamental, inescapa ble property of the world” (Hawking, 1988, p. 55). Heisenberg’s principle showed that the more accurately attempts to measure the position of a particle are made, the less accurately its speed can be measured, and vice versa. Therefore, there cannot be a theory of science, a model of the universe, that is completely deterministic. One cannot predict future events if one cannot even measure the present stage of the universe precisely.
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