By Ingrid Fredriksson
In the course of the a long time, the mysteries of what occurs after we die and the character of the human brain have involved us. during this number of essays, prime scientists and authors examine recognition, quantum mechanics, string conception, dimensions, area and time, nonlocal area, the hologram, and the influence of dying on attention. even supposing a lot of those themes have frequently been thought of issues for philosophical and spiritual debate, advances in smooth technology and specifically the technological know-how of resuscitation have now enabled an goal, medical technique — which bears common implications not just for technology yet for all of humanity.
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The collapse process does not appear in Schrödinger’s equation; it is not given by the mathematical requirements. Of all the difﬁculties Einstein had with quantum mechanics, the question of wave function collapse was probably the greatest. We are also left with the major question of what it is that causes the collapse of Physics and Consciousness (Tellefsen) 37 y. One of several alternatives is that the consciousness of the person, or the observer, is involved. The Micro-World and the Macro-World: A Complete Description That the micro-world and the macro-world go together in some way is an ancient idea.
The electrons, were classical objects. But, if we open both slits simultaneously and let only one electron through at a time, we get a new sort of registration that displays a complex, checked pattern which shows that the particle now appears to have gone through both slits simultaneously! The electron phenomenon no longer behaves like a particle — because something of that kind can obviously pass through only one of the slits— but like a wave. Laboratory experiments with water waves give the same type of registration.
But even here, according to Einstein, consciousness is entirely inside me, and I do not inﬂuence the external world in any fundamental way. It is only in quantum mechanics that my consciousness or my actions play a pivotal role in physics. The Quantum Mechanical Concept of the World Quantum mechanics has revealed a great many strange things in the structure of the universe. It has shown that the law of cause and effect does not prevail in the world of atoms, but that much depends on chance. That is to say, one cannot, on the basis of determined causes draw deﬁnite conclusions about the effects.