Saturday May 17, 2014
Book 15: Delegates and Delegation — Part I: Confidence


ENNESBY: Pop culture has been conflating the Observer Effect with Heisenberg's Uncertainty Principle for centuries.

MURTAUGH: Is this quantum mechanics lesson a non-sequitur, or do you have an actual point to hurry up and make?

ENNESBY: As the commanding officer you can observe this exercise, or obtain valid results from it, but not both.

MURTAUGH: If Xeno Team performs poorly under my withering gaze, I will, in point of fact, have obtained valid results.