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Problem: A baseball pitcher throws a fastball that moves at 95 miles per hour. Does that moving baseball generate matter waves?

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We are being asked if the baseball generates matter waves. 

Wave–particle duality is the concept in quantum mechanics that every particle or quantum entity may be described as either a particle or a wave.


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A baseball pitcher throws a fastball that moves at 95 miles per hour. Does that moving baseball generate matter waves?

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