a planck length

 

 

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A PLANCK LENGTH

 

 

 

a planck length is the distance something moving at the speed of light travels in one planck time

 

 

 

it works out at around 1 ^-33 centimetres

 

 

although a smaller distance can be imagined quantum theory rests on a planck time and a planck length as being the smallest units that nature can furnish