This website does not exist…

…when no one is looking at it. Proven by the latest scientific experiments:

“…physicists from Austria claim to have
performed an experiment that rules out a broad class of
hidden-variables theories that focus on realism — giving the uneasy
consequence that reality does not exist when we are not observing it
(Nature 446 871).”

From PhysicsWeb.org

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5 thoughts on “This website does not exist…

  1. ryc: I live north of Tampa, FL (I did seriously consider a job in Austin, TX — but that would have only put me marginally closer to your balloons . . .)Beware of lay interpretations of scientific findings (and of Austrian physicists . . .)

  2. So, if a Webmaster craps in the woods but no one’s there to smell it, it really doesn’t smell? Wow! That puts a whole new metaphysical twist on the old adage, “He who smelt it, dealt it”!

  3. That worries me…does that mean that all of reality, except the part in my dreams, ceases to exist while I’m asleep?  Hmmm…I wonder, if we can figure out a way to choose which parts of reality we believe in.

  4. Because of the article, I went back to Schrodinger’s Cat, something that always drives me crazy. There seems to be a kind of arrogant assumption that if we (people) aren’t looking, then things don’t need to exist.As I understand it anyway. Given my extremely limited understanding of physics, I probably misgrasped something.

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