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Scientific American: The Many Interpretations of Quantum Mechanics


What is the ultimate nature of reality?

Are quantum effects constantly carving us into innumerable copies, each copy inhabiting a different version of the universe?

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New Scientist: Are we ready for quantum biology?

FOR 15 years, theoretical physicist Jim Al-Khalili and molecular geneticist Johnjoe McFadden have been discussing how quantum physics, the science of the incredibly small, might affect biology…

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Quantum Measurement

Previous Post:¬†“Has science solved the measurement problem?

This means that the object is affected by our observation. You cannot obtain any knowledge about an object while leaving it strictly isolated.

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Quantum Physics and Consciousness: Michio Kaku, Eugene Wigner's Friend, and Erwin Schrödinger's Cat

Here’s the question: Is the cat dead or alive?

According to quantum mechanics, the cat is neither dead nor alive but the sum of the two states.

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Stephen Hawking: Lectures


A selection:

Into a Black Hole (2008)
Is it possible to fall in a black hole, and come out in another universe? Can you escape from a black hole once you fall inside?

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Sir Martin Rees: Are We Real?

The virtual universe according to the Astronomer Royal:


A follow-up to “The Intergalactic Double Slit Experiment”.

Quantum Physics tells us that no matter how thorough our observation of the present, the (unobserved) past, like the future, is indefinite and exists only as a spectrum of possibilities.

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