Invisible Reality: The Wonderful Weirdness of the Quantum World

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Invisible Reality The Wonderful Weirdness of the Quantum World

Full Program: 2008 World Science Festival | 01:30:56

Original Program Date: Friday, May 30, 2008

Featuring Physicist, Philosopher David Z. Albert, Physicist Brian Greene, Physicist, Author Max Tegmark, and Physicist, Nobel Laureate in Physics William Phillips with Actor, Author, Director Alan Alda Moderating

Proposed a century ago to better explain the mind-bending behavior of the smallest constituents of the universe, quantum theory has implications far beyond the atom. This rich set of laws has applications both practical and extraordinary — from the technology that has revolutionized modern life to the possibility of parallel worlds. Alan Alda hosts a conversation about the astounding weirdness of the quantum world. This program features leading thinkers at the vanguard of quantum research, including David Z. Albert, Brian Greene, Max Tegmark, and William Phillips.

Moderator

Alan Alda

Alan Alda

Actor, Author, Director
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PARTICIPANTS

DAVID Z. ALBERT

David Z. Albert

Physicist, Philosopher
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Brian Greene

Brian Greene

Physicist
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Max Tegmark

Max Tegmark

Physicist, Author
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william_phillips

William Phillips

Physicist, Nobel Laureate in Physics
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2 comments
StellaIlyazer
StellaIlyazer

How can I access to all the videos that you produced?

Thank you

Leon Montana
Leon Montana

If I had the box that would give me all the answers to all my questions, as Brian used the analogy and suggested that we still would want to explore how the box works…Well, just ask the box that question, too, and you have your answer!