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Does reality exist without us? Solving the greatest quantum mystery of all

  • But then Einstein was always raising pesky objections to quantum theory .
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  • Our best theory of reality says things only become real when we look at them.
  • A quantum physicist would probably answer: sort of all over the place.
  • An unobserved particle is a wisp of reality, a shimmer of existence – there isn’t a good metaphor for it, because it is vague both by definition and by nature.

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Our best theory of reality says things only become real when we look at them. Understanding how the universe came to be requires a better explanation


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