[extropy-chat] Reality physics
stathisp at gmail.com
Wed Apr 25 04:18:47 UTC 2007
On 4/25/07, Keith Henson <hkhenson at rogers.com> wrote:
> If all of you get KurzweilAI.net Daily Newsletter I should not bother with
> posting these gems. Keith
> Quantum physics says goodbye to reality
> 20 April 2007
> Some physicists are uncomfortable with the idea that all individual
> events are innately random. This is why many have proposed more complete
> theories, which suggest that events are at least partially governed by
> extra "hidden variables". Now physicists from Austria claim to have
> performed an experiment that rules out a broad class of hidden-variables
> theories that focus on realism -- giving the uneasy consequence that
> reality does not exist when we are not observing it (Nature 446 871).
> Some 40 years ago the physicist John Bell predicted that many
The many worlds interpretation does away with randomness, non-locality and
non-realism without hidden variables.
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