Quantum Enigma: Physics Encounters Consciousness

Quantum Enigma: Physics Encounters Consciousness

Bruce Rosenblum, Fred Kuttner


In attempting to comprehend the atom, physicists outfitted quantum mechanics, the main profitable idea in technological know-how and the foundation of one-third of our financial system. they discovered, to their embarrassment, that with their thought, physics encounters recognition. Authors Bruce Rosenblum and Fred Kuttner clarify all this in non-technical phrases with aid from a few fanciful tales and anecdotes in regards to the theory's builders. They current the quantum secret truthfully, emphasizing what's and what's no longer hypothesis. Quantum Enigma's description of the experimental quantum evidence, and the quantum thought explaining them, is undisputed. studying what all of it skill, notwithstanding, is heatedly arguable. yet each interpretation of quantum physics comprises cognizance. Rosenblum and Kuttner consequently flip to exploring awareness itself--and stumble upon quantum mechanics. unfastened will and anthropic ideas develop into an important matters, and the relationship of realization with the cosmos advised through a few major quantum cosmologists is marvelous. Readers are delivered to a boundary the place the actual services of physicists isn't any longer the one convinced advisor. they are going to locate, as an alternative, the proof and tricks supplied by way of quantum mechanics and the power to take a position for themselves.

In the few a long time because the Bell's theorem experiments confirmed the lifestyles of entanglement (Einstein's "spooky action"), curiosity within the foundations, and the mysteries, of quantum mechanics has sped up. in recent times, physicists, philosophers, computing device engineers, or even biologists have accelerated our attention of the importance of quantum phenomena. This moment version contains such advances. The authors have additionally drawn on many responses from readers and teachers to enhance the readability of the book's explanations.

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