Is This What Quantum Mechanics Looks Like?

  • Опубликовано: 2 ноя 2016
  • Silicone oil droplets provide a physical realization of pilot wave theories.
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    The standard theory of quantum mechanics leaves a bit to be desired. As Richard Feynman put it, "I think I can safely say that no one understands quantum mechanics." This is because observations of experiments have led us to a theory that contradicts common sense. The wave function contains all the information that is knowable about a particle, yet it can only be used to calculate probabilities of where a particle will likely turn up. It can't give us an actual account of where the particle went or where it will be at some later time.
    Some have suggested that this theory is incomplete. Maybe something is going on beneath the radar of standard quantum theory and somehow producing the appearance of randomness and uncertainty without actually being random or uncertain. Theories of this sort are called hidden variable theories because they propose entities that aren't observable. One such theory is pilot wave theory, first proposed by de Broglie, but later developed by Bohm. The idea here is that a particle oscillates, creating a wave. It then interacts with the wave and this complex interaction determines its motion.
    Experiments using silicone oil droplets on a vibrating bath provide a remarkable physical realization of pilot wave theories. They give us a physical picture of what the quantum world might look like if this is what's going on - and this theory is still deterministic. The particle is never in two places at once and there is no randomness.
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Комментарии • 7 229

    A DEEZY 2 часа назад

    Check out flux particle theory

  • Atharv Mane
    Atharv Mane 21 час назад

    I love determinism and thus this theory

  • SohailSiddiqui1961
    SohailSiddiqui1961 21 час назад

    does observing or not observing droplets make any difference as in quantum physics? i noticed you were observing it all the time.

  • hatfieldrick
    hatfieldrick 23 часа назад

    Yeah, the pilot wave thing seems to make perfect sense. perhaps all the 'forces' that guide particles around are just modes of vibration in the all-pervasive virtual-particle soup that forms the fabric of spacetime... but what i want to know is, exactly what features of quantum mechanics are NOT simulated by this sort of drop-and-wave setup?

  • Julia & Addison Bobila
    Julia & Addison Bobila День назад

    U r the best.

  • Jason Boyd
    Jason Boyd День назад

    Amazing. I am swayed strongly in favor of pilot wave idea. This is the first time quantum mechanics has seemed *not* impossible. Nice presentation, well done!

  • 謝侑侑呈
    謝侑侑呈 2 дня назад

    How much is your frequency.
    What is the concentration of oil you used?

  • Apophis XO
    Apophis XO 2 дня назад

    This makes too much sense....It has to be wrong

  • Will Jessop
    Will Jessop 3 дня назад

    Great video. I never leave comments, but this was so good I had to!!

  • taragnor
    taragnor 5 дней назад

    How does pilot wave explain the phenomenon when you try to detect which slit the particle went through and how it changes the behavior? If it's just one particle that travels through a slit and thus never interacts with the other slit, then it shouldn't have any effect.

  • woodstealrock
    woodstealrock 5 дней назадвидео.html why you use AMP ? sound wave gen ?

  • Parlons Astro
    Parlons Astro 5 дней назад

    That's really interesting !
    But our opinion about it doesn't count. What's matter is top propose an experiance to see if the particule works like this or not !

  • Joseph C.
    Joseph C. 5 дней назад

    I'm with Einstein on this one-- there's still so much to be known

  • AJ Patterson
    AJ Patterson 6 дней назад

    I have a theory that quantum mechanics apply to auto shop mechanics. You know how you will have your car making a funny sound, but as soon as you show the mechanic the car is silent? The faulty car part that makes the weird sound is in super position. It is vibrating and also still at the same time, but when it is observed by the mechanic it suddenly stops moving.

  • MrV12 & swayer71
    MrV12 & swayer71 6 дней назад

    if i fart in a jar should i give it to my gf or keep it for me? asking for a friend and a biology test

  • Jeff Heath
    Jeff Heath 7 дней назад

    How does this correspond with the eraser theory!?

  • Jeff Swail
    Jeff Swail 7 дней назад

    Ether is back.

  • Kiran Mayi
    Kiran Mayi 11 дней назад

    Then what do you say about quantum entanglement does pot wave theory accepts if it does then it may be correct

  • Roger Carl
    Roger Carl 13 дней назад

    Firstly kudos to Destin at Smarter Everyday for sending me here. Like Einstein Quantum Theory never seemed decisive enough for me. In my opinion there had to be some underlying cause for Quantum Mechanics and here is an explanation and a new way of exploring what goes on to cause a seeming contradiction.
    My approach is from Statistics. Variance has its own underlying causation. Sometimes what we can't differentiate we just lump together and can it a bell curve or something stupid like that. Statistics never prove anything but can tell us where to look further. In others words: God does not play dice with the Universe, but sometimes it just looks that way to us until we can figure out what is actually going on. Great Video.

  • BrassicaRappa
    BrassicaRappa 14 дней назад

    I'll probably always be a determinist in one way or another, because it feels like it's built into my programming. I don't really think it's useful to worry about whether this is what particles are "actually doing", though. We don't have any direct connection to the universe, so the best we can ever do is find the best way to say what it's like. As long as they both can make accurate predictions of what's going on, they might as well both be true!
    Feynman said "Any theoretical physicist that's any good knows six or seven different theoretical representations for exactly the same physics, and knows the truth that they're all equivalent, and that nobody is ever going to be able to decide which one is right, at that level, but he keeps them in his head hoping that they'll give him different ideas..."

  • nevrax
    nevrax 15 дней назад

    @7:25 wow! retracing?

  • Doctor Spock
    Doctor Spock 16 дней назад

    Hi this is an interesting experiment that provides a lot of insight.
    I just wanted to point out QM is a deterministic theory, there are *absolutely no randomness in it* and it is solely for sake of interpretation that people refer to modulus of wave function square as 'the probability distribution of something something'.
    QM is merely a scientific theory, which means you get some ways to predict and compute, quantitatively, some phenomena within a certain framework. It does not care about probability (and in fact has more to do with functional analysis since the variables therein are mostly operators and/or functions). Again, probability interpretation was introduced just to ease the understanding.
    Great video!

  • Andrey Lebedenko
    Andrey Lebedenko 16 дней назад

    It makes so much sense! Especially if you think about other predicted implications of that theory (i.e. quantum entanglement).
    One can think about the pool of liquid as a pool of virtual particles (droplets), bond together and manifest themselves only as combined quality of space(-time), they are indistinguishable, yet present -- hence, the way pool interacts with surroundings. The droplet, which was expelled from the pool with incredible force of toothpick, represents the real particle. It holds exact representation of the quality of the pool, and therefore interacts with it the way the experiment was conducted.

  • Peacekeeper AZMINE
    Peacekeeper AZMINE 16 дней назад

    Bro that's nice!!!

  • Anand Nidamanuru
    Anand Nidamanuru 17 дней назад

    IMO, the information stored by the wave may not exactly rebuild the path. For example: 3 + 4 = 7, but the same can be achieved by 2 + 5. But if we know the initial state, yes we can rebuild the path...

  • Anand Nidamanuru
    Anand Nidamanuru 17 дней назад

    I believe the Quantum particles are doing very much like the Pilot wave and the droplets.
    I think Space/vaccum is itself made up of sub elements. Mostly electro magnetic. You need energy to split that fabric to its individual components. A photon is capable of doing it. It splits the space fabric into its electro magnetic sub elements and the energy is pushed through that disturbance...That's why Photon behaves as a wave and particle at the same time. The movement of energy gives the affect of particle. The disturbance caused by the energy in the form of Electro magnetism forms the wave. The speed of this disturbance is the speed of the light (another property of the space time fabric).
    This space dynamics happen with every sub atomic particle like electrons, protons etc. They and their inherent energy, interacts with the space time fabric. Electrons when they go through double slits, they interact with the space time fabric (and also with the walls of the slit) much like the particle wave you mentioned above. That explains the interference pattern.
    This is purely my opinion. I don't have much of physics background and I always wondered this theory can explain Dual nature of particles and the famous double slit experiment. Forgive me for any mistakes or blunders

  • nicouko
    nicouko 18 дней назад

    Is it possible to create like a particle wave emitter to reflect alpha, beta and omega particles from getting closer to smth?

  • Frank Morreale
    Frank Morreale 21 день назад

    Existence of the ether? The droplet is the electron/particle; and the wave is the ether. Tesla was correct again. If you don't believe in the ether, then you will get over it.

  • David Geffeney
    David Geffeney 21 день назад

    I would say pilot wave theory better accounts for emergence I neurochemistry and even neuron channels and also better supports determinism as suggested in neurobiology. If we are an emergent system, it would make intuitive sense that our macro systems are not unlike the quantum ones. There is still the problem of relativity and gravity of course. But nobody has resolved gravity.

    VARUN.N RAO 22 дня назад +1

    This is too good!!!

  • Sergio Cárdenas Reyes
    Sergio Cárdenas Reyes 22 дня назад

    Pilot wave theory for the win!!

  • ArkAngelHFB
    ArkAngelHFB 23 дня назад

    Anyone else see the few droplets be drawn towards each and form a little three droplet "atom" and think about gravity...
    And then think about how sometimes when two black-holes are merging one of them can get on the wrong side of the gravitational waves and get kicked out at incredible speed...
    Almost like it was a stepper traveling on wave...
    And then you wonder how would curved space(gravity) create movement if the two objects were stationary and not traveling through the curved space, you start wondering what the effect would curved space have on the waves an object particles were bouncing on...
    Could gravity simply be some interaction of curved space effecting the waves that the particles are bouncing on... stretching one side of the wave out lowering its amplitude while allowing the other to remain at a higher amplitude, thus turning the mater into a stepper that is pushed backside of the wave towards more curved space...
    Mass bends space... Space distorts the waves... The waves push object towards each other... and the further the two sources of the bent Space were, the less bent they would leave space and thus the less they would distort space.
    Sure I'm missing something.

  • Ray Broomall
    Ray Broomall 24 дня назад

    Pilot Wave is a real physical fact, Copenhagen ask us to believe that particles ate in some way cognizant of probability and statistics. However entanglement is stretching reality almost to the breaking point. I've been watching L. Susskind's Stanford lectures on RUclip, the mathematical model may be there but it's still magical at best for any explanation.

  • Anusha Sharma
    Anusha Sharma 25 дней назад

    How about your next video being about how black holes explode when they can no longer hold the matter they have gulped.Also where the matter goes after the supernova .I would be really happy cause I aspire to be a black hole physicist when I grow up.

  • Anusha Sharma
    Anusha Sharma 25 дней назад

    I think that both the theories are used in different circumstances. But one cannot specify the cases in which they will be used. They can also be used in a certain circumstance to cross-check the results.

  • Zendorea
    Zendorea 25 дней назад +1

    What does a red neck and a Quantum physicist have in common?

  • Naive Monkey
    Naive Monkey 27 дней назад

    What is the need for these oscillating fields? Why are these particles bound to have an oscillating field? Why aren't they just particles with no wave nature just as predicted by Newton's Corpuscular theory?

  • Jerry Gundecker
    Jerry Gundecker 28 дней назад

    Holy Bosons! I think I’m getting it. A little. Pilot waves are my favorite.

  • hussain ahmed
    hussain ahmed 28 дней назад

    Great video.

  • Al Kaholic
    Al Kaholic 29 дней назад

    I've never been sold on the traditional ("copenhagen"?) interpretation. If this isn't the exact explanation then I'm sure it'll be something like this. The whole "it only chooses where it is when it is being observed" idea is just not right.

  • element74
    element74 Месяц назад

    This is much easier to accept than the other interpretations.

  • Darian Neumayer
    Darian Neumayer Месяц назад

    Sick info! you just drew the Picture on some things I've pondered on! Helped me understand thank you.

    NEKNIM Месяц назад

    I wonder what other quantum weirdness can be replicated with this analogue....

  • Carlynz
    Carlynz Месяц назад

    Pilot waves make a LOT of sense, especially when you're trying to explain what exactly Quantum Mechanics means, but it leaves a question hanging. Sure, photon may be bouncing against themselves to make the "random" pattern, But what is vibrating them to keep the bounce going? (sound for water)
    Dark matter maybe. Gravity would also have a say in it perhaps. Who knows... I love thinking about this stuff xD

  • Ben Harvey
    Ben Harvey Месяц назад

    I much prefer the Copenhagen interpretation. This model still does nothing to explain other seemingly impossible quantum phenomena such as ‘spooky action at a distance’. I also don’t like the idea of a clockwork (deterministic) universe due to its serious philosophical implications.

  • Ben Snash
    Ben Snash Месяц назад

    very interesting, but i'd like to know how this would fit with the idea of observation collapsing the superposition, which i think wouldn't happen if this were the true explanation

  • Ayushman Mishra
    Ayushman Mishra Месяц назад

    I like the pilot wave theory

    FERNANDO VIANNA Месяц назад

    Loved this video! 👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼

  • Learn From Us 1
    Learn From Us 1 Месяц назад

    I have no idea but looking at all the data, I would think that with 10 or 11 dimensions, it might make more sense.

  • SciSmart India
    SciSmart India Месяц назад


  • Chuck Pergiel
    Chuck Pergiel Месяц назад

    Take a look at Jeffrey Werbock's Toroid 1 conвидео.html

  • Petru Cristian Negrea
    Petru Cristian Negrea Месяц назад

    Die white walker!

  • Gregory Rolfe
    Gregory Rolfe Месяц назад

    This video has had a huge impact on me by giving quantum phenomena a very physical sense and not just randomness. It really inspired me to pursue a career in Quantum Physics. Penn State just accepted my transfer application to finish my Bachelors.

  • Rowdy Boeyink
    Rowdy Boeyink Месяц назад

    Why in the probability density diagram of electrons is the position of the electron more centered around the outside of the coral rather than the center, like in the physical experiment with the water droplets?

  • Sazzad Hussain
    Sazzad Hussain Месяц назад

    Everything in the universe has certainty ....if u are smart enough to understand it

  • Vôme
    Vôme Месяц назад

    I guess the droplet was not near Planck's constant for quantum superposition to take place but if this experiment is valid then I will go with the pilot wave theory not because it is so intuitive but because it is quite promising...
    Btw great video, we would have never thought of this stuff

  • Nicola Zardini
    Nicola Zardini Месяц назад

    Hello.I think a diverging point between these two phenomena is that with electrons you can have interference pattern if you do not observe the electron during the travel or a classic pattern if you observe it. With oil drops seems you end up always with interface patterns.... Isn't it?

  • Tristan Frodelius
    Tristan Frodelius Месяц назад

    If events occur, then how they occur is defined in some way. These events being defined means they follow laws that are predetermined and, because they occurred how they did, they always have occurred that way, and so were determined. The past happened how it did. The reason why it happened the way it did is determinism. The universe is deterministic or can't exist. It exists.

  • N K
    N K Месяц назад

    Bohm interpretation is the best or one of the best interpretation of QM 👍👍👍

  • Will Parker
    Will Parker Месяц назад

    I like piolet waves. It makes sense that the universe is deterministic

  • Tea by Manu
    Tea by Manu Месяц назад

    Well I like that you at least acknowledge we don't know.
    So many people say the Copenhagen (spelling?) interpretation is accepted and therefore definitive.
    Perhaps there is chaos at a fundamental layer of reality, like the previously stated idea of generation of new information (What is Not Random video) is a quizzical idea in and of itself and worth serious consideration.

  • ASF Reviews
    ASF Reviews Месяц назад

    Lol, I have that amplifier

  • Rupert Murdock - Griffen
    Rupert Murdock - Griffen Месяц назад

    Pilot wave ftw!

  • Gustavo Mendez
    Gustavo Mendez Месяц назад

    There is a method behind all the madness

  • Nani Hobo
    Nani Hobo Месяц назад

    Oh man u are so smart and interesting. If i have got teacher like him science my primary school days till now. Then i don't know what i would have done for this world.

  • MrReierz
    MrReierz Месяц назад

    Can someone please explain.. this does not explain why observations can collapse a wave function. Am I correct?

    • MrReierz
      MrReierz Месяц назад

      Allright, thankyou for your replay. So what you say is that Pilot Wave theory can't explain how knowledge of the path information collapse the wave function?
      You also say that delayed Choice Experiment conflicts with Pilot Wave?
      Also, you say that pilot-wave is Non-locality. But isn't copenhagen and many world also non-local?
      What do you think collapse the wave function in real life?

    • Quantum Eraser
      Quantum Eraser Месяц назад

      "this does not explain why observations can collapse a wave functions. Am I correct?"---
      1. Nope. Moreover...
      2. Be careful. It's not "Observation" that collapses The Wave Function --- it's *"Knowledge of the 'which-path' Information"* . You can "Observe" the Double Slit Experiment till the cows come home, without Knowledge of the 'which-path Information... you'll still get Interference.

      As for the "Pilot-Wave" Trainwreck...
      Actually it was Einstein that first postulated a "Guiding Field" for photon interference.
      However, Louis de Broglie is credited with it's official birth but later dropped it like a Bad Habit; which then was rediscovered by David Bohm...leading to its current name "de Broglie - Bohm" Pilot Wave Theory or Bohemian Mechanics.
      (I bet Louie is turning over in his grave having his name plastered on this trainwreck.)
      The Pilot Wave is a "PHYSICAL WAVE" -- 'Matter Wave' as opposed to The Wave Function --- Mathematical Construct.
      It postulates that Photons/Electrons/Atoms/Molecules ride on "Physical Waves" like Kelly Slater at the Billabong Pro Tahiti. rotflol
      Have it's Blind Followers please post the Chemical Formula/Structure, Charge, Mass, Momentum, Spin OR Kcals/Joules/meV of this "Pilot-Wave"...?
      Hint: it'll be easier Resurrecting Alexander The Great's Horse !!
      If you think that's Hilarious...
      For 'Pilot-Wave' Shot-in-the-Dark to have a prayer in explaining *"Non-Locality"* , the 'Matter Wave' (lol) must travel *"10,000 TIMES"* FASTER the Speed of Light !!!! ...
      "Their analysis shows that the pilot wave must travel at least 10,000 times faster than the speed of light to explain their results, a possibility they consider extremely unlikely."---
      Parent Paper:
      ps. This isn't even bringing up "Time Separation" of Delayed Choice Experiments...unless someone from the Pilot-Wave Congregation can post the: Make/Model/Serial# of the Time Machine this Fairytale "Pilot-Wave" is riding.

      Phlogiston is more tenable.

      Hope it helps

  • Cameron Voigt
    Cameron Voigt Месяц назад

    I definitely prefer the pilot waves, but, unfortunately, quantum mechanics are probably far more illogical than that so I'm gonna stick to Copenhagen.
    Still, pilot waves would make sense thanks to the quantum "aether" of force fields. Particles are nothing more than excitations in the force fields of the universe after all.

  • Nash Potter
    Nash Potter 2 месяца назад

    If the particle is creating a wave as it moves and then interacts with it when going through two slits to create the interference pattern, why wouldn't the particle do that when going through just one slit?

  • Blockhead134
    Blockhead134 2 месяца назад

    Pilot waves make sense. It allows cause and effect to continue down to the smallest scales

  • kandysman86
    kandysman86 2 месяца назад

    Wow, veritasium not just bleeting the standard model. Wow really

  • Simone Meloni
    Simone Meloni 2 месяца назад

    What about the Bell's theorem, though? At some point you actually say that if the De Broglie's theory is correct, then you don't know where the particle is only due to your ignorance. But, to my knowledge, this is really impossible if we accept the observations in quantum mechanics, and the Bell's theorem clearly proves it starting from first principles and taking as hypotesis the QM observations. In fact, if there is a wave that carries the particles through space and if we make the assumption that both the wave evolution and the wave-particle interaction are deterministic, then we could in principle reproduce two identycal results starting from the same initial conditions. But QM as we know it does not predict this!
    Really interested in your thoughts about it

  • Idk
    Idk 2 месяца назад

    I like the pilot wave theory

  • motafakas onabike
    motafakas onabike 2 месяца назад

    Wait, let me finish my add math home work.

  • Danny Thomas
    Danny Thomas 2 месяца назад


  • Luis Peña
    Luis Peña 2 месяца назад

    Quizá es una brutalidad lo que voy a decir pero no seria en este caso la materia visible en realidad materia oscura vibrando en si misma como si el universo fuese un cuasi-fluido de materia oscura y la materia transita de materia oscura a materia visible a través de un equilibrio energético producto de una vibración cósmica. En donde la materia visible no es mas que materia oscura que se ha desprendido de esta ultima y se desplaza sobre esta en función de la vibración de esta. Materia fluctuando entre oscura y visible. ¿Eso no es lo mismo que dice el Hinduismo y el Budismo de la naturaleza de la realidad?.

  • PB Johnny
    PB Johnny 2 месяца назад +1

    Other than these words, I am speechless. o.o

  • Raul Enrique Zeron H.
    Raul Enrique Zeron H. 2 месяца назад

    You are really sexy and I love all your video

  • Kris Kolo
    Kris Kolo 2 месяца назад

    Just wondering, assuming the pilot wave theory is correct, how does it explain in the double slit experiment why is it that when the atoms are recorded and measured, they leave two slits and leave multiple when not measured

  • Garrison Walter
    Garrison Walter 2 месяца назад

    consider buying a tripod before you educate me

  • Adarsh Sharma
    Adarsh Sharma 2 месяца назад


  • mar777i
    mar777i 2 месяца назад would one measure a single photon's pilot wave?

  • PetStuBa
    PetStuBa 2 месяца назад

    i want to share something with you people, and I'm NOT fooling around here, okay , im very serious about this ;.. it's maybe important for scientists to know ... i studied 1 year physics and then stopped ... was too difficult for me .. so I never studied quantum mechanics etc (because that's in the 2nd year) ... one night I woke up crying ... 'im 99,99% sure i had a spiritual experience ..; Einstein was in my 'dream' ... it was much more intense than just a dream, ... i truly believe it was something spiritual ... because I woke up crying ... with my hands like searching for him but he was gone ... in this spiritual meeting ... we were sitting next to each other and Einstein was showing me a book ... at the time i was very busy with double slit experiment, all the time thinking how is this possible ... it was like an obsession back then ... so we were sitting next to each other with that book ..; I SWEAR to death I have never heard of this name before ... Einstein showed me the name .... D brogle ... later I was looking for this name ... and he probably meant " de Broglie " .... so in my opinion you scientists need to check de Broglie and what he said and truly understand him and this is the answer for the double slit or maybe other till now unexplainable things ...

  • mrroboto695
    mrroboto695 2 месяца назад

    Buddy just look up Bell's inequality. It proves that the experiments run by quantum mechanics are truly random.

  • Cyber World with Pratik
    Cyber World with Pratik 2 месяца назад

    how anyone can dislike this person's video???
    i am huge huge huge fan of veritasium..
    just amazing.....
    i wish i can take autograph of this legend....
    hats off.....
    love from INDIA....❤️

  • Roy Schreiber
    Roy Schreiber 2 месяца назад

    I cant believe that after 3 degrees in chemistry I learned this in a youtube video! 😲 This is amazing! They could do experiments derived from this concept in classrooms just like those experiments that are shown in chemistry lectures, that would surely promote a better understanding of what is taught.

  • Дмитрий Кузнецов
    Дмитрий Кузнецов 2 месяца назад

    "Momentae".. seriously?

  • Crazy Ivan
    Crazy Ivan 2 месяца назад

    Sh*t that was interesting...

  • Trilow Adkins
    Trilow Adkins 2 месяца назад

    Clickbate thumb nail.

  • Nightstalk2000
    Nightstalk2000 2 месяца назад

    Holy crap! That was mind blowing.

  • Melonorm
    Melonorm 2 месяца назад

    For me, the pilot wave theory seems like a consistent interpretation of our reality on all levels.
    The perfect metaphor of how we interact with our reality - traveling through space-time guided by the wave we create ourselves.

  • ventura rodríguez vallejo
    ventura rodríguez vallejo 2 месяца назад +1

    I'm not sure if I like the "pilot wave" concept (what I like or not is of no consequence). But I've never been comfortable with Copenhaguen's interpretation about the so called "reality" (what can be equally pointless, at the end of the day).
    Great and thought-provoking video.

  • tdurran
    tdurran 2 месяца назад +1

    F**k Copenhagen. Ask not for whom the bell tolls.

    • mike4ty4
      mike4ty4 2 месяца назад

      Agreed. Copenhagen really is a non-starter for a number of reasons. For one, it simply gives up on the idea of trying to assign any reality at all to the universe when we're not looking at it or not armed with measuring devices; which doesn't make sense because the universe existed long before we did to look at it, and had to exist before in order to be able to form us in the first place, thereby ignoring all the other sciences like biology, geology, astronomy, etc. which all combine together to point to a vastly older universe of which humans are only a tiny part. Though actually that's not quite right - technically it doesn't say a human has to be looking but it _does_ say that a "classical" measuring system has to be in place, yet as far as we can tell all these "classical" objects are made up of quantum particles just the same as everything else, and it gives no definition as to where the border between "classical" and "quantum" lies, and the more and more experiments are done pushing the bounds of superpositions and other "quintessentially quantum" effects up to larger and larger scales, the harder and harder it becomes to think there must be a sharp boundary at all unless you want to imagine the universe puts it at an utterly and completely arbitrary point. That's not impossible of course but it seems to defy everything else we know about how it's built and that's that magic walls don't just pop up in the middle of otherwise smooth spaces. (Or if there is, then what if it ends up being in some place that we didn't think? Why don't we see "quantum" effects occurring in "surprise" locations? Why does the "time of collapse" just so happen to so neatly fit with everything and anything we do that we call a measurement? What general principle governs it, and what would happen if it turns out there's some exception? Where would we even begin to look for one given there's no theory as to why this should be the case?) It rather makes more sense to say the universe is through-and-through quantum, and the classical is an apparent large-scale limit and thus the measuring devices should be in _principle_ - even if not in _practice_ - describable by the same quantum rules. Bohmian mechanics provides one - but as far as we can tell, not provable - way to assign a "reality" before the measurement and thus a way to make it universally applicable as it should be. Even if it's not the right one, that is beside the point - the point is it shows it's possible, and thus the Copenhagen non-interpretation cannot just be assumed to be necessary or gospel truth. And what's forgotten by Bohm opponents is that Bohm himself thought just as much - he did not intend for his theory to be the final word on the matter, only a proof-of-concept to show you could indeed achieve the job and that the "no go theorems" had loopholes that could be gotten around. So even if it's not the best or not complete enough doesn't mean the _Bohmian program_ , as it should be called, is pointless or crap.

  • Ram Kumar
    Ram Kumar 2 месяца назад

    Hi, i actually see this completly resembling the wave-particle theory. Now what i get from this is, "Quantum General Relativity".
    Electron is a particle that jumps ina spacetime fabric that creates ripples producing wave interference.
    Hence both particle and wave phenomenon is satisfied.
    PS: i may be crazy about this, sorry if i am, its just an idea that came by this video

  • J Luftig
    J Luftig 2 месяца назад

    pilot wave solves it, not so spooky anymore.

  • Matthew Bay
    Matthew Bay 2 месяца назад

    Hmm that droplets looks similar to two blackholes orbiting each other casuing garavitational wave on spacetime

  • steve c
    steve c 2 месяца назад

    The pilot wave theory makes a lot more sense than this quantum crap that they try to pass off as science. Sorry, but making up a bunch of crap and saying, "it works mathematically", is not science. Its unbelievable to me that people actually try to pass Quantum physics off as real science, when it obviously isn't.

  • Tim Retter
    Tim Retter 2 месяца назад

    Would like you repeat this, but instead of hard barriers - instead use the barriers that can sometimes be crossed.

  • An artist theory on the physics of 'Time' as a physical process. Quantum Atom Theory

    Could the great similarity between fluid dynamics and quantum mechanics be because everything is based on the same universal process? This idea is based on: (E=ˠM˳C²)∞ with energy ∆E equals mass ∆M linked to the Lorentz contraction ˠ of space and time. The Lorentz contraction ˠ represents the time dilation of Einstein’s Theory of Relativity. We have energy ∆E slowing the rate that time ∆t flows as a universal process of energy exchange or continuous creation. Mass will increase relative to this process with gravity being a secondary force to the electromagnetic force. The c² represents the speed of light c radiating out in a sphere 4π of EMR from its radius forming a square c² of probability. We have to square the probability of the wave-function Ψ because the area of the sphere is equal to the square of the radius of the sphere multiplied by 4π. This simple geometrical process forms the probability and uncertainty of everyday life and at the smallest scale of the process is represented mathematically by Heisenberg’s Uncertainty Principle ∆×∆pᵪ≥h/4π. In such a theory we have an emergent future unfolding photon by photon with the movement of charge and flow of EM fields. This gives us a geometrical reason for positive and negative charge with a concaved inner surface for negative charge and a convexed outer surface for positive charge. The brackets in the equation (E=ˠM˳C²)∞ represent a dynamic boundary condition of an individual reference frame with an Arrow of Time or time line for each frame of reference. The infinity ∞ symbol represents an infinite number of dynamic interactive reference frames that are continuously coming in and out of existence.

  • JDK Productions
    JDK Productions 3 месяца назад

    Pilot wave all the way! Bring on the EM drive!

  • Frode Lund
    Frode Lund 3 месяца назад +1

    Yes, the Walkers sometimes cross barriers and then Rick will have to interfere with them.