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Is The Future Predetermined By Quantum Mechanics?

Einstein’s special theory of relativity combines space and time into one dynamic, unified entity – spacetime. But if time is connected to space, could the universe be anything but deterministic? And does that mean that the future is predestined PBS Space Time explores what this means.

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Quantum Computing Science

How Decoherence Splits The Quantum Multiverse

Why is it that we can see these multiple histories play out on the quantum scale, and why do lose sight of them on our macroscopic scale? Many physicists believe that the answer lies in a process known as quantum decoherence. Does conscious observation of a quantum system cause the wavefunction to collapse? The upshot […]

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Quantum Computing Science

Does Consciousness Influence Quantum Mechanics?

It’s not surprising that the profound weirdness of the quantum world has inspired some outlandish explanations – nor that these have strayed into the realm of what we might call mysticism. One particularly pervasive notion is the idea that consciousness can directly influence quantum systems – and so influence reality. PBS Space Time examines where […]

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AI Science

Sean Carroll on Quantum Mechanics and the Many-Worlds Interpretation

Lex Fridman interviews Sean Carroll in this thought provoking interview. Sean Carroll is a theoretical physicist at Caltech and Santa Fe Institute specializing in quantum mechanics, arrow of time, cosmology, and gravitation. He is the author of several popular books including his latest on quantum mechanics (Something Deeply Hidden) and is a host of a […]

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AI Science

Michio Kaku on the Future of Humans, Aliens, Space Travel & Physics

Lex Fridman interviews Michio Kaku in this epic podcast. Michio Kaku is a theoretical physicist, futurist, and professor at the City College of New York. He is the author of many fascinating books on the nature of our reality and the future of our civilization. This conversation is part of the Artificial Intelligence podcast.

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