Foundations of Physics

, Volume 12, Issue 10, pp 989–999

On the impossible pilot wave

  • J. S. Bell
Part I. Invited Papers Dedicated to Louis De Broglie

DOI: 10.1007/BF01889272

Cite this article as:
Bell, J.S. Found Phys (1982) 12: 989. doi:10.1007/BF01889272


The strange story of the von Neumann impossibility proof is recalled, and the even stranger story of later impossibility proofs, and how the impossible was done by de Broglie and Bohm. Morals are drawn.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. S. Bell
    • 1
  1. 1.CERNGeneva