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Planck time




In quantum mechanics, the shortest meaningful period of time; any two events that are separated by less than this amount of time can be considered simultaneous. It has the value 5.390 10-44 second. Related to this is the Planck length of 6.160 10-33 centimeters, which is the distance that light can travel in the Planck time.


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