O'Reilly logo

Quantum Physics, Second Edition by Alastair Rae

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

11 · Illusion or Reality?

Now that we have completed our survey of the conceptual problems of quantum physics, what are we to make of it all? One thing that should be clear is that there is considerable scope for us all to have opinions and there is a disappointing lack of practicable experimental tests to confirm or falsify our ideas. Because of this, I intend to drop the use of the conventional scientific ‘we’ in this chapter and to use the first person singular pronoun wherever I am stating an opinion rather than describing an objective fact or a widely accepted scientific idea. This is not to say that everything in the earlier chapters has been free of personal bias, but I have tried to maintain a greater basis of objectivity there than will ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required