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Why a universe as a whole must be a quantum object

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Technical and physical reasons are given in favor of the idea that single universes, accelerating or not, essentially are quantum-mechanical entities without any classical analogs, even when they are forming part of a given multi- verse.

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González-Díaz, P. (2011) Why a universe as a whole must be a quantum object. Natural Science, 3, 397-400. doi: 10.4236/ns.2011.35053.


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