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Patterns in the Fabric of Nature

  • Steven Weinstein
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Part of the The Frontiers Collection book series (FRONTCOLL)

Abstract

From classical mechanics to quantum field theory, the physical facts at one point in space are held to be independent of those at other points in space. I propose that we can usefully challenge this orthodoxy in order to explain otherwise puzzling correlations at both cosmological and microscopic scales.

Keywords

Cosmic Microwave Background Quantum Correlation Statistical Independence Strong Locality Detector Setting 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Perimeter Institute for Theoretical PhysicsWaterlooCanada
  2. 2.U. Waterloo Department of Philosophy200 University Ave WestWaterlooCanada

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