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Physics that is based on Newton's laws of motion and does not make use of quantum mechanics and the theory of relativity. ♦ Classical mechanics refers to Newton's laws of motion and other principles of mechanics based on them. Classical mechanics does not work when dealing with bodies (such as electrons) moving at speeds close to that of light, or when making measurements of atoms and subatomic particles. These phenomena can only be described by quantum mechanics and the theory of relativity.
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The most intriguing experimental situation is attained when the devices are cold enough to behave according to the laws of quantum mechanics, instead of classical physics.
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In 1964, Bell took on this seeming disparity between classical physics and quantum mechanics, stating that if the universe is based on classical physics, the measurement of one entangled particle should not affect the measurement of the other-a theory, known as locality, in which there is a limit to how correlated two particles can be.
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