Quantum mechanics and reality - does God play dice?

Thursday 9th June 2011 @ 19:00

Non-Member: £12.00 ; Staff: £5.00 ; Student: £3.00

Dr Antony Valentini, Research Associate, Theoretical Physics Group, Imperial College.

Challenging popular belief: quantum uncertainty is not fundamental and time is universal not relative.

Dr Antony Valentini has resurrected a theory that undoes the central tenet of quantum mechanics. The theory follows quantum math, but at the same time allows for new possibilities beyond conventional quantum mechanics. It's a theory that says there is indeed an objective reality behind the things we observe-that quantum uncertainty is not fundamental. And that somewhere, somehow, time is universal - not relative. Antony's particular twist on the theory suggests a new explanation for the uniformity of the early universe - where, he suggests, quantum law might not have applied, where stuff could interact faster than the speed of light-and where those interactions were actually visible.

Antony recently moved to Clemson University, South Carolina, where he has been appointed Professor of Physics in the Department of Physics and Astronomy.

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Venue: Sir Alexander Fleming Building

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