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by Paul Levy

Quantum physics is the most subversive of all the sciences, having created a “reality crisis” in the field of physics such that the very idea of “reality” itself has been undermined, relegated to being a questionable, ambiguous and twilight concept. The very “reality” that pre-quantum physics had been studying has been demonstrated by quantum physics to not even exist! The greatest experts of quantum physics, if it’s even possible to speak of “experts” in a field that, according to Nobel prize-winning physicist Richard Feynman, “no one understands,” literally do not know “what” they are talking about. Physicists who study their own theory have, in their attempts at grasping its implications, lost their grip on reality, finding nothing, absolutely nothing to hold onto. Quantum physics has p
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We just got the first real evidence of a strange quantum distortion in empty space

It's taken us 80 years to witness this.

For the first time, astronomers have observed a strange quantum phenomenon in action, where a neutron star is surrounded by a magnetic field so intense, it’s given rise to a region in empty space where matter spontaneously pops in and out of existence.

Called vacuum birefringence, this bizarre phenomenon was first predicted back in the 1930s, but had only ever been observed on the atomic scale. Now scientists have finally seen it occur in nature, and it goes against everything that Newton and Einstein had mapped out.

"This is a macroscopic manifestation of quantum field," Jeremy Heyl from the University of British Columbia in Canada, who was not involved in the research, told Science. "It’s manifest on the scale of a neutron star."
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I think I'm posting this, but who knows... Maybe there's no such thing as Diaspora, or posts, or caturdays...

The Evolutionary Argument Against Reality

As we go about our daily lives, we tend to assume that our #perceptions — #sights, #sounds, #textures, #tastes — are an accurate portrayal of the real world. Sure, when we stop and #think about it — or when we find ourselves fooled by a perceptual #... ver más
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