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TOPIC: Podcast Up: Interacting Parallel Worlds, Predicting the Future, Symmetrization Postulate & Singing Comets [refresh]
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FQXi Administrator Zeeya Merali wrote on Dec. 2, 2014 @ 16:56 GMT
Philae courtesy of ESA
A quick alert that the new podcast is up. Listen to it here.

In this edition we chat to Howard Wiseman, a physicist at the University of Brisbane, in Australia, who has come up with a new theory in which our universe is classical — and one of a multiverse of other classical universes. According to this model, the reason we see spooky quantum effects in this universe is due to the repulsive forces between parallel versions of each particle across the multiverse. In the main podcast, Wiseman talks about how indeterminism, quantum tunnelling, wave-particle duality, and Heisenberg’s Uncertainty Principle appear to manifest in this universe due to the influence of other worlds. In the extended version of the interview, available on the podcast page, you can also hear about zero-point energy, vacuum energy, the quantisation of energy levels and entanglement.

We’re also running Carinne Pikema’s interview with FQXi grant winner Susanne Still, who talks about redefining life, down to the molecular level, in terms of living matter’s ability to predict the future. For more information read Carinne’s article: “Life’s Quantum Crystal Ball.” Colin Stuart also chats with FQXi grant winner Philip Goyal about the symmetrisation postulate—a founding principle of quantum theory with a dubious derivation that Goyal is now scrutinizing. There’s also an in-depth article about Goyal’s work and its implication for the existence of hypothetical particles known as anyons: “Spt the Difference to Reveal Exotic Particles.”

And we listen to the “song” emanating from the comet visited by the Rosetta mission’s Philae lander (pictured above).

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Liza John wrote on Oct. 11, 2017 @ 13:34 GMT
Do parallel universes exist?

I mean with a material science sort of view, are there any "demonstrated" hypotheses of different universes around us?assignment service

Is there another "me" strolling around on some other "planet Earth" on another "Smooth Way" some place?

Is that other me having another life not quite the same as the one I'm having at the present time?

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Joe Fisher wrote on Oct. 11, 2017 @ 14:38 GMT
Dear Liza John ,

Only humanly contrived finite misinformation about our universe exists.

My Research has concluded that NATURE must have constructed the simplest visible physical Universe obtainable, because reality existed for millions of years before man appeared on earth and started guessing where earth might have came from. The real Universe must consist of only one single unified visible infinite surface occurring eternally in one single infinite dimension that am always illuminated by infinite non-surface light.

Isaac Newton, Albert Einstein, Stephen Hawking and all of the physicists and philosophers who have ever lived have only ever produced utterly complex finite misinformation.

Joe Fisher, ORCID ID 0000-0003-3988-8687. Unaffiliated

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christeena john wrote on Jan. 24, 2018 @ 05:25 GMT
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