PBS Space Time

Is The Wave Function The Building Block of Reality?

Season 8 Episode 6 | 13m 31s | Video has closed captioning.

Objective Collapse Theories offer a explanation of quantum mechanics that is at once brand new and based in classical mechanics. It’s no big deal for particles to be in multiple different states at the same time, or to teleport between locations, or to influence each other faster than light. But somehow, none of this strangeness makes its way to the familiar scale of human beings.

Aired: 02/16/22

Rating: NR


Problems Playing Video? | Closed Captioning