Dr. Adam Becker

10/30/2018 | University Book Store - U District

Readings & Lectures University District

Every physicist agrees quantum mechanics is among humanitys finest scientific achievements. But ask what it means, and the result will be a brawl. For a century, most physicists have followed Niels Bohrs Copenhagen interpretation and dismissed questions about the reality underlying quantum physics as meaningless. A mishmash of solipsism and poor reasoning, Copenhagen endured, as Bohrs students vigorously protected his legacy, and the physics community favored practical experiments over philosophical arguments. As a result, questioning the status quo long meant professional ruin.

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