What's the Real Meaning of Quantum Mechanics? - with Jim Baggott
- Published on: 12 August 2020
- Jim explores what are the most popular interpretations of quantum mechanics and how we might need to be a little more specific when we talk about ‘reality’.
Jim's book "Quantum Reality" is now available on Amazon: https://geni.us/OF5X
Watch the Q&A: https://youtu.be/Udy2Rs-t47o
Jim Baggott is an award-winning science writer. He trained as a scientist, completing a doctorate in chemical physics at the University of Oxford in the early 80s, before embarking on post-doctoral research studies at Oxford and at Stanford University in California.
He gave up a tenured lectureship at the University of Reading after five years in order to gain experience in the commercial world. He worked for Shell International Petroleum for 11 years before leaving to establish his own business consultancy and training practice. He won the Royal Society of Chemistry’s Marlow Medal for his contributions to scientific research in 1989.
This talk was streamed live by the Ri on 14 July 2020.
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