Ep63 - Sean Carroll: "Something Deeply Hidden: Quantum Worlds and the Emergence of Spacetime"


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Caltech research professor, theoretical physicist, accomplished author & podcaster Sean Carroll will talk quantum physics and the validity of the many-worlds interpretation (MWI) of quantum mechanics by discussing some of the themes in in his new book, “Something Deeply Hidden: Quantum Worlds and the Emergence of Spacetime”.

Before jumping into the MWI, Sean Carroll provides an approachable introduction to quantum physics. He discusses the history of the field, notable theories and their limitations, what questions remain unanswered and what the world may look like if the MWI is proven true.

More information about Sean, his research, publications, or other projects can be found at his website: https://www.preposterousuniverse.com/

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