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Rescuing Reality
A "retrocausal" rewrite of physics, in which influences from the future can affect the past, could solve some quantum quandaries—saving Einstein's view of reality along the way.

Untangling Quantum Causation
Figuring out if A causes B should help to write the rulebook for quantum physics.

In Search of a Quantum Spacetime
Finding the universe's wavefunction could be the key to understanding the emergence of reality.

Collapsing Physics: Q&A with Catalina Oana Curceanu
Tests of a rival to quantum theory, taking place in the belly of the Gran Sasso d'Italia mountain, could reveal how the fuzzy subatomic realm of possibilities comes into sharp macroscopic focus.

Dropping Schrödinger's Cat Into a Black Hole
Combining gravity with the process that transforms the fuzzy uncertainty of the quantum realm into the definite classical world we see around us could lead to a theory of quantum gravity.

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Complete Podcast
The FQXi December 28, 2013 Podcast features:
  • The Year in Physics: 2013 Review Part I
  • Alien Hunter
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The Year in Physics: 2013 Review Part I
FQXi's Ian Durham begins his round-up of the biggest physics stories of 2013.
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Alien Hunter
Astronomer and FQXi member Sara Seager describes the hunt for signs of life on exoplanets, and receiving a MacArthur genius grant, to reporter Colin Stuart.
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