Posts Tagged ‘Pseudoscience’

The invisible (?) quantum world

January 5, 2008

The word quantum, and the weirdness of phenomena that Quantum Mechanics (QM) successfully describes, fascinate many a writer and thinker outside the physics community; every now and then, some of them attempt to establish improbable parallels between experimentally observable effects that occur at the atomic and subatomic level (such as entanglement) and their quantum-mechanical theoretical interpretation, and aspects of our daily experience in which QM most likely does not belong, such as the workings of the human mind, the existence of parallel universes, body healing… you name it.
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