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Our language is inadequate to describe quantum reality


Blijft zo fascinerend, die kwantumwereld. Taal schiet tekort om die goed te beschrijven, dus je moet iedereen diep wantrouwen die allerlei grote claims doet op het gebied van kwantum - maar dat er iets heel vreemds gebeurt als je naar de allerkleinste bouwblokken van de kosmos kijkt, is wel duidelijk. Goed stuk op Big Think:

“In the world of the quantum, the observer plays a crucial role in determining the physical nature of what is being observed. The notion of an objective reality is lost. Progress in this bizarre field could only be made through radically new approaches. Knowability — that is, the possibility of having absolute knowledge of something — is impossible. While the math is incredibly clear, language is incapable of describing quantum reality.”

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