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Retrocausality in Quantum Mechanics

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[New Entry by Simon Friederich and Peter W. Evans on June 3, 2019.] Quantum theory provides a framework for modern theoretical physics that enjoys enormous predictive and explanatory success. Yet, in view of the so-called "measurement problem", there is no consensus on how physical reality can possibly be such that this framework has this success. The theory is thus an extremely well-functioning algorithm to predict and explain the results of observations, but no consensus on which kind of objective reality might plausibly underlie these observations....

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News source: Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy

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