In sci.math message <rubrum-1B190E.email@example.com>, Fri, 14 Dec 2012 20:06:42, Michael Press <firstname.lastname@example.org> posted:
>In article <OjcVDZPLshyQFw5g@invalid.uk.co.demon.merlyn.invalid>, > Dr J R Stockton <email@example.com> wrote: > >> In sci.math message <rubrum-471E53.firstname.lastname@example.org>, >> Tue, 11 Dec 2012 18:46:23, Michael Press <email@example.com> posted: >> >> > >> >I do not see how quantum effects can be used to generate >> >random sequences. >> >> Radioactive decay is due to quantum effects, and there is a fixed >> probability for each atom to decay in the next time interval. > >From what does the unpredictability of radioactive decay arise?
The laws of quantum physics. Read Heisenberg. Alas, it is no longer possible to hear him directly, as I have done.
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