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What Do Bertlmann’s Socks Mean to the Nature of Reality?

One can be reasonably certain that when the title of an article includes the phrase “The Nature of Reality”, thought provoking words must surely lie ahead.  2.097 kata lagi

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Writing the Past

Sometimes I wish I had access to a time machine, where I could pop in on Emmett now and then in his life, only for about five minutes, and offer a thought that would, perhaps, pull him back from the brink of some of the poor choices he made in his short life. 375 kata lagi


The Stern-Gerlach Experiment

This experiment is often cited as demonstrating that angular momentum is quantised.  In fact it does nothing of the sort, and indeed it clearly demonstrates that it is not, at least not in the way that physicists would have you believe. 592 kata lagi


Birthday of Niels Bohr - October 7th 1885

“If quantum mechanics hasn’t profoundly shocked you, you haven’t understood it yet.” – Niels Bohr

On October 7, 1885, Niels Bohr was born in Copenhagen. 412 kata lagi

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Bertlmann’s Socks and the Nature of Reality

The philosopher in the street, who has not suffered a course in quantum mechanics, is quite unimpressed by the correlations. He can point to many examples of similar correlations in everyday life.

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"When asked..." Anecdotes

When asked why he had a horseshoe on his door, physicist Niels Bohr answered, “Of course I don’t believe in it, but I understand it brings you luck, whether you believe in it or not.” 70 kata lagi


Bad Guys Draw First

The great Niels Bohr, the Nobel laureate and quantum physicist, was apparently a big fan of Hollywood westerns. More often than not, in these movies bad guys get shot in a gunfight even though they’re always the ones who reached for their guns first. 510 kata lagi