Quantum Mechanics without time and the measurement problem
8 posts • created by Brendan Foster
• Jun. 12, 2012 @ 19:13 GMT
"FQXi Member T. P. Singh of the Tata Institute in Mumbai, India, kindly provided us with slides from a talk he delivered last summer in Trieste, Italy. The topic was his team's research into Quantum..."
Uncertainty Relations - Fundamental or No?
21 posts • created by Brendan Foster
• Feb. 7, 2011 @ 15:07 GMT
"Will the Uncertainty Relations Survive as
Fundamental Pieces in the Future of Physics?
by Spiridon DUMITRU
In this short text (by direct references to two my recent paper [1, 2] ) we try to..."
Classical Spheres, Division Algebras, and the Illusion of Quantum Non-locality:
107 posts • created by Joy Christian
• Jan. 13, 2011 @ 22:26 GMT
"I wish to mention a recent preprint of mine---this one---which is about the prevalent (but false) belief in “quantum non-locality.” I am, in fact, required to post this link here, because this..."
Limits of mathematics in cosmology
186 posts • created by Brendan Foster
• Jul. 26, 2010 @ 14:33 GMT
"By special request, this forum is opened and dedicated to discussion of the limits or not of mathematics when applied to cosmology."
Understanding, artificial intelligence, and so forth
26 posts • created by Ian Durham
• Mar. 7, 2010 @ 01:56 GMT
"In the discussion over the nature of mathematics, one interesting side-argument that recently started was over the idea of "understanding." What does it take to really understand something? The..."
The limits of mathematics
225 posts • created by Ian Durham
• Feb. 13, 2010 @ 19:43 GMT
"I realize this forum hasn't gotten much action lately, but I'm hoping enough people pop on here that I get some feedback on this (particularly some of the membership who may have worked on or thought..."
Does Math Evolve?
23 posts • created by William Orem
• May. 27, 2008 @ 18:15 GMT
"Here’s what I’m wondering: At Plank Density or greater, distinctions such as “here” and “there” have no operational meaning. When the universe was at this density, were simple arithmetical operations..."
Tegmark's Mathematical Universe
225 posts • created by Anthony Aguirre
• May. 1, 2007 @ 13:03 GMT
"While he would be too modest to toot his own horn, there's nothing stopping me from pointing out that 'mad Max' has recently put out a very interesting paper on whether all possible formal systems..."
Wave function collapse demystified
112 posts • created by A. Garrett Lisi
• Apr. 27, 2007 @ 13:11 GMT
"There has always been an aura of mystical speculation surrounding quantum mechanics and the role of consciousness. The interpretation of wave function collapse (usually referred to as "the measurement..."