100 years Werner Heisenberg: works and impact by Dietrich Papenfuß, Dieter Lüst, Wolfgang P. Schleich

By Dietrich Papenfuß, Dieter Lüst, Wolfgang P. Schleich

Over forty well known scientists from everywhere in the international talk about the paintings and impact of Werner Heisenberg. The papers outcome from the symposium held by way of the Alexander von Humboldt-Stiftung at the party of the a hundredth anniversary of Heisenberg's delivery, some of the most vital physicists of the 20 th century and cofounder of modern day quantum mechanics. Taking atomic and laser physics as their start line, the scientists illustrate the influence of Heisenberg's theories on astroparticle physics, high-energy physics and string thought correct as much as processing quantum details.

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481 1. The Problem: Reconnecting Observation with Theory and the Frontier of Discovery with the Core-Context of Discovery In early 1926 when Werner Heisenberg and Albert Einstein were engaged in a dialogue concerning the problem of reconnecting observation with theory, the leading philosophers of physics, notably Hans Reichenbach and Rudolf Carnap, among others from the Vienna Circle, and later on Karl R. Popper, were pre-occupied with the task of imparting a new direction to research in philosophy, which was defined by them as the logic of science.

If the test-results are negative because the predictions of the theory in question fail, no single theory can be held responsible. Like Duhem, I want to ask the question whether there do not exist CCsD within physics. Whether there do not build up such contexts where theories, which are already successful and confirmed, participate in the process of discovering the kind of new theory which physics can aim at? I think that there are at least three kinds of possibilities which we must consider. First, in physics a CCD emerges when the existing theories are not only successful but acquire sufficient maturity to become frontier-generating theories.

All together I collaborated with Heisenberg over ten years long at the Max Planck Institut for Physik in Goettingen and Munich, that director was also Heisenberg. Just at the time when I arrived at Goettingen in the beginning of October 1957, Heisenberg with Wolfgang Pauli engaged enthusiastically in his famous but now a notorious unified theory of elementary particles. So I was immediately absorbed in this very ambitious attempt. I liked and respected him for his talent of physics and also for his warm hearted, and so I collaborated with Heisenberg over 10 years as already spoke.

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