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Patterns in the Fabric of Nature

Weinstein, Steven (2012) Patterns in the Fabric of Nature. Foundational Questions Institute (FQXI).

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From classical mechanics to quantum field theory, the physical facts at one point in space are held to be independent of those at other points in space. I propose that we can usefully challenge this orthodoxy in order to explain otherwise puzzling correlations at both cosmological and microscopic scales.


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Weinstein, Steven
Keywords: space time constraints quantum classical cosmology locality nonlocality EPR
Subjects: Specific Sciences > Physics > Classical Physics
Specific Sciences > Physics > Cosmology
Specific Sciences > Physics > Quantum Mechanics
Specific Sciences > Physics > Relativity Theory
Specific Sciences > Physics > Statistical Mechanics/Thermodynamics
Depositing User: Steven Weinstein
Date Deposited: 29 Dec 2012 20:46
Last Modified: 18 Jul 2015 14:56
Item ID: 9498
Journal or Publication Title: Foundational Questions Institute (FQXI)
Publisher: Foundational Questions Institute (FQXI)
Official URL: http://fqxi.org/community/essay/winners/2012.1
Subjects: Specific Sciences > Physics > Classical Physics
Specific Sciences > Physics > Cosmology
Specific Sciences > Physics > Quantum Mechanics
Specific Sciences > Physics > Relativity Theory
Specific Sciences > Physics > Statistical Mechanics/Thermodynamics
Date: 31 August 2012
URI: https://philsci-archive-dev.library.pitt.edu/id/eprint/9498

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