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Dirty Secrets of…Quantum Foundations: Matt...
By ZEEYA MERALI
Audio from Matt Leifer’s talk from the FQXi meeting has now been posted here (video of this, and all other talks from the meeting will follow). If you’ve been following our essay contests over recent years, you’ll know that Leifer tends to...
Announcing Physics of the Observer Grant Search...
By BRENDAN FOSTER
Last October, FQXi announced its new program on Physics of the Observer, including a request for proposals on research and outreach projects. We asked applicants to consider questions like, what does it mean to be an observer? What sort of systems...
Physics of the Observer - Call for Proposals and...
By BRENDAN FOSTER
And now, we’d like to announce the beginning of an ambitious new program, investigating Physics of the Observer.
We’re asking you to take a long hard look at yourself — and to think about what it means to be an "observer". Many problems...
NEW PODCAST EPISODES
Sean Carroll asks What Happens Inside the Wavefunction? From the 5th FQXi International Meeting.
Quantum physicist Matt Leifer reveals the dirty secrets of quantum foundations: the Copenhagen Interpretation does not exist and Copenhagen-like interpretations are as crazy as invoking parallel universes. From the 5th International FQXi meeting.
Physicist Paul Davies reveals the "dirty secrets of life." From the 5th FQXi conference.
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High Energy Physics
Multiversal Journeys — Misconceptions About the...
By BRENDAN FOSTER
FQXi Member Farzad Nekoogar heads the excellent Multiversal Journeys, whose mission is "to raise public awareness and interest in theoretical physics and cosmology". They have recently finished two videos explaining misconceptions about the research...
Cosmology
Time in Physics & Entropy and the Universe
By BRENDAN FOSTER
Thanks to FQXi Member and expert on the nature of time Julian Barbour for pointing out the online videos of talks of the recent Workshop on Time in Physics at the ETH Zurich.
Julian's talk on Time's Arrow and the Entropy and the Universe...
Ultimate Reality
Alternative Models of Reality
By ZEEYA MERALI
If you have an unconventional, alternative model of reality, then this is the place to discuss it. (This is for contributors who have preliminary ideas and would like feedback, but do not have an academic paper or arXiv preprint and have not given a...