>>Too bad you aren't doing relativity instead-you could use time dilation
to stretch your lecture out. >>
Ha ha. I doubt if I really know enough to speak for more than 15 minutes.
I know "about" this stuff form classes 45 years ago and casual reading
since then, but my "life" has been in other directions altogether.
>>I think Feynman said that we would not need it if we had a correct view
of particles. >>
I think you are talking here of the classic Einstein-Bohr debate,
Einstein being the realist, who argued the above. I was not aware Feynman
argued it but I have only read parts of his lectures.
Gribbin's book argues that von Neumann showed, in the mid 20th century,
that the realist view was not possible. Gribbin adds that von Neumann's
argument contained an error, just recently found. So the argument
continues. And the cat waits.
Burgy (John Burgeson)
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