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Quantum Leaps, Long Assumed to Be Instantaneous, Take Time

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Bohr and Heisenberg began to develop a mathematical theory of these quantum phenomena in the 1920s. Heisenberg's quantum mechanics enumerated all the allowed quantum states, and implicitly assumed that jumps between them are instant - discontinuous, as mathematicians would say. "The notion of instantaneous quantum jumps … became a foundational notion in the Copenhagen interpretation," historian of science Mara Beller has written.

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