Quantum Theory

Groundbreaking experiment will test the limits of quantum theory

Scientists from three UK universities are to test one of the fundamental laws of physics as part of a major Europe-wide project awarded more than £3m …

Quantum Mechanics

Is Quantum Theory About Reality?

Physicists know how to use quantum theory—your phone and computer give plenty of evidence of that. But knowing how to use it is a far cry from fully …

Quantum Mechanics

Is Quantum Theory About Reality or What We Know? - Facts So Romantic

Physicists know how to use quantum theory—your phone and computer give plenty of evidence of that. But knowing how to use it is a far cry from fully …

Psychology

IBM's Dynamic Duo: Jerry Chow and Jay Gambetta Discuss All Things IBM Q

Jerry Chow and Jay Gambetta Chat with Whurley about QISkit, Artificial Intelligence, and the Myths and Misconceptions about Quantum Computing<p>When I …

Quantum Mechanics

A NEW THEORY OF THE RELATIONSHIP OF MIND AND MATTER

The relationship of mind and matter is approached in a new way in this talk. This approach is based on the causal interpretation of the quantum …

Quantum Mechanics

Consciously quantum: How you make everything real

DOES reality exist without us? Albert Einstein appeared to be in no doubt: surely the moon doesn’t vanish when we aren’t looking, he once asked …

Albert Einstein

Quantum Theory, Groups and Representations | Not Even Wrong

While I was away last week on vacation, it seems that Springer has published my book on quantum mechanics and representation theory (previously …

Columbia University

The Beginning of the World from the Point of View of Quantum Theory

Altmetric: 8<p>Citations: 36<p>More detail<p>Letter<p>G. LEMAÎTRE<p><i>Nature</i> <b>127</b>, 706 (09 May 1931)<br>• doi:10.1038/127706b0<br>• Download Citation<p>Published online:<p>Abstract<p>SIR …

Quantum Mechanics

Reflecting light off satellite backs up Wheeler's quantum theory thought experiment

A team of researchers with Università degli Studi di Padova and the Matera Laser Ranging Observatory in Italy has conducted experiments that add …

Quantum Mechanics

There and Back Again: Scientists Beam Photons to Space to Test Quantum Theory

Researchers have taken a famous quantum-physics experiment to new heights by sending light, in the form of photons, to space and back, demonstrating …

Quantum Mechanics

Human Brain Operates Outside of the Laws of Physics, New Study Claims

It was the eminent French philosopher and mathematician René Descartes who first suggested that the human mind may operate outside of the physical …

Quantum Mechanics

The Universe Began With a Big Melt, Not a Big Bang - Issue 53: Monsters

There are two tantalizing mysteries about our universe, one dealing with its final fate and the other with its beginning, that have intrigued …

Space Science

The Other Side

One of the toughest realities of life is the inevitability of its end. For many, life has already been horribly punctuated by the loss of a loved …

Physicists Want to Rebuild Quantum Theory From Scratch

Scientists have been using quantum theory for almost a century now, but embarrassingly they still don’t know what it means. An informal poll taken at …

Space

Way to Go, Einstein; His Time Spent Being Wrong

When you hear someone say “Einstein”, what’s the first thing that pops into your head? Is it high IQ… genius… or maybe E=MC2? Do you picture his wild …

Physics

Quantum Theory Rebuilt From Simple Physical Principles

Physicists are trying to rewrite the axioms of quantum theory from scratch in an effort to understand what it all means. The problem? They’ve been …

Quantum Mechanics

Black holes could delete the Universe

In their latest video, Kurzgesagt takes a look at black holes, specifically how they deal with information. According to the currently accepted …

Space

Is The Human Mind Capable Of Manipulating Our Physical World?

Lucien Hardy is a theoretical physicist from the Perimeter Institute in Canada. Hardy was always asking questions, gathering information, looking for …

Consciousness

Entanglement is Necessary for Emergent Classicality in All Physical Theories

Author(s): Jonathan G. Richens, John H. Selby, and Sabri W. Al-SafiOne of the most striking features of quantum theory is the existence of entangled …

Quantum Mechanics

Massive particles test standard quantum theory

In quantum mechanics particles can behave as waves and take many paths through an experiment. It requires only combinations of pairs of paths, rather …

Quantum Mechanics

Quantum Technologies in Space

From 11 to 14 September 2017, a variety of stakeholders in space agencies, space industries, and scientific communities will be meeting in Lisbon for …

Physics

Physicists May Have Discovered One of the Missing Pieces of Quantum Theory

An Alternative to Quantum Entanglement<p>The quantum world is full of phenomena scientists are still largely grappling with on a theoretical level. One …

Quantum Mechanics

Physicists provide support for retrocausal quantum theory, in which the future influences the past

(Phys.org)—Although there are many counterintuitive ideas in quantum theory, the idea that influences can travel backwards in time (from the future …

Quantum Mechanics

Goodbye big bang, hello big silence

EVERYONE knows that, in space, no one can hear you scream. Very few people, however, realise just how deep the cosmic quiet can be. The moment our …

Space Science

Albert Einstein Letters on Science, Politics and God Could Be Yours

Several letters written by the iconic, Nobel Prize-winning physicist Albert Einstein will be auctioned off next week. Winner’s Auctions and …

Albert Einstein

The Mind-Matter Duality: Is The Human Mind Capable Of Manipulating Our Physical World

Lucien Hardy is a theoretical physicist from the Perimeter Institute in Canada. Hardy was always asking questions, gathering information, looking for …

Consciousness

Is The Human Mind Linked To Quantum Mechanics?

A scientist has proposed a method to test the limits of quantum mechanics, by applying it to the human mind.<p>The idea is based on “spooky action at a …

Quantum Mechanics

Scientists Have an Experiment to See If the Human Mind Is Bound to the Physical World

Spooky Action<p>Perhaps one of the most intriguing and interesting phenomena in quantum physics is what Einstein referred to as a “spooky action at a …

Quantum Mechanics

The Marriage Of Einstein's Theory Of Relativity And Quantum Physics Depends On The Pull Of Gravity

<i>As far as I know quantum physics and relativity theory will never get along. Does that mean one of them is basically wrong? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p><b>Answer by Viktor T. Toth, IT pro,</b> …

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It’s not quantum mechanics that’s weird – it’s us

Quantum mechanics is so notoriously difficult that Nobel-winning physicist Richard Feynman cheerfully admitted that even he didn’t understand it.<p>The …