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The FQXi podcast brings you the latest ideas in foundational physics and cosmology—and includes interviews with our members and other leading scientists. It's hosted by Zeeya Merali and Brendan Foster. You can contact us at podcast@fqxi.org, and follow us on twitter: @FQXi. The podcast is produced by Zeeya, and music is provided by Baltimore-based Diefenbaker.
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Bohmian Rhapsody
Physicists Shelly Goldstein and Jean Bricmont discuss the benefits of the alternative deterministic model to standard quantum theory set out by David Bohm. From the Quantum Foundations meeting in Erice, Italy, supported by COST.
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Illusion relies upon some information being concealed or otherwise unavailable, thus not forming part of the perception of how the event happened. For example the highly replicate-able fire into white doves transformation illusion.That is why illusion needs to be suspected in the double slit and half silvered mirror experiments. If something is happening that is imperceptible except though its effect, it (the cause) may not be built into the perception of how the events is happening....


The explanation provided is simple and does not require endowing photons with ability to know what an experimenter has done and the ability to adjust what it is in response. Nor does it require going against the principle of causality, becoming what it needs to have been, as some experiments have seemed to require.

The suggestion is that only a part of the whole photon phenomenon is detectable, and that part is identified as the photon. The other undetectable part of the...


Rob,

I don't think that we are getting anywhere. I read your paper and briefing and they didn't make much sense to me, so you are wasting your time. I thought that I saw something there, but on a close look, I just didn't get it. Thanks for your thoughts on these subjects though.

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