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TOPIC: Quantum Immortality by Pieter Thyssen [refresh]
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Pieter Thyssen wrote on Jun. 4, 2014 @ 16:15 GMT
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Quantum mechanics is weird. Very weird. In the quantum world, particles can be in two places at once, and cats can be both dead and alive. People can tunnel through walls, and teleport themselves to wherever they want. But perhaps the most bizarre prediction of quantum mechanics is that we will all live forever! But how can this possibly be? Press the play button, and check it out!

Video Creator Bio

Whereas his left brain was trained as a theoretical scientist, his right brain prefers the piano. At work, Pieter hunts for (broken) symmetries and loves to dabble in the history and philosophy of science. He often gets stuck in another dimension, contemplating time travel and parallel universes, or thinking about ways to save Schrödinger's cat (maybe). He explores the world on foot, and takes life one cup of (Arabica) coffee at a time. Follow him on Twitter @PieterThyssen or at thelifeofpsi.com.

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Schatzie Dudee wrote on Sep. 12, 2014 @ 19:42 GMT
Excellent! Did you read Max Tegmark's discussion of the many worlds interpretation in "Our Mathematical Universe?" You did an excellent job of illustrating that point. Thank you!

If you can please vote on our 2 short videos, we would appreciate it very much:

http://fqxi.org/community/forum/topic/2167

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Thanks!

Schatzie Dudee and kids

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