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The FQXi January 9, 2014 Podcast features:
  • Sean Carroll Fluctuates on Floating Consciousnesses
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Sean Carroll Fluctuates on Floating Consciousnesses
Cosmologist Sean Carroll questions conventional wisdom on quantum fluctuations, whether we might be disembodied "Boltzmann Brains" floating through space & eternal inflation leading to a multiverse, in his talk at the 4th FQXi conference.
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