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The quantum entered physics with a jolt. It didnt fit anywhere; it made no sense; it contradicted everything we thought we knew about nature. Yet the data seemed to demand it. ... The story of Werner Heisenberg and his science is the story of the desperate failures and ultimate triumphs of the small band of brilliant physicists whoduring an incredibly intense period of struggle with the data, the theories, and each other during the 1920sbrought about a revolutionary new understanding of the atomic world known as quantum mechanics.