David Z Albert is the Frederick E. Woodbridge Professor of Philosophy at Columbia and the author of Quantum Mechanics and Experience, Time and Chance, and After Physics. (April 2018)

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Quantum’s Leaping Lizards

The ‘double-slit’ experiment

What Is Real?: The Unfinished Quest for the Meaning of Quantum Physics

by Adam Becker
Let me say before I go any further that I forgive nobody. —Samuel Beckett Quantum mechanics is the most accurate and most general scheme for making predictions about the behavior of physical systems in the history of natural science. Its arrival in the 1920s reduced the entire field of chemistry, …