Do We Create the Reality by Observing

SeeD Magazine

Anton Zeilinger heads up the IQOQI lab in Vienna. Photograph by Mark Mahaney.

Zeilinger and his group have only just begun to consider the grand implications of all their work for reality and our world. Like others in their field, they had focused on entanglement and decoherence to construct our future information technology, such as quantum computers, and not for understanding reality. But the group’s work on these kinds of applications pushed up against quantum mechanics’ foundations. To repeat a famous dictum, “All information is physical.” How we get information from our world depends on how it is encoded. Quantum mechanics encodes information, and how we obtain this through measurement is how we study and construct our world.Do we create the world just by looking at it?

Interesting question and article by Seed Magazine.

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2 Responses to Do We Create the Reality by Observing

  1. Marlene says:

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  2. RBM says:

    This post came up in a search for Anton’s Seed Mag piece on Google’s first page of hits.

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