Open Journal of Social Sciences

Volume 5, Issue 1 (January 2017)

ISSN Print: 2327-5952   ISSN Online: 2327-5960

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Quantum Mechanics and Multi-World Interpretation—A Dialogue between a Cat and Everett

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Quantum mechanics is an important understanding of modern physics, and one of China’s first quantum experimental satellites is also launched in July of this year, but around the confusion about the interpretation of quantum philosophy, yet there has not a perfect answer today. “Schrodinger’s cat” is put forward by the Austrian physicist Schrodinger in 1935; it is a name for a quantum state, its production not only has its specific physical incentives, but also has the corresponding philosophical roots. Everett, the author of the “multi-world explanation”, explains that the explanation of “multi-world explanation” to the quantum philosophy from the point of view of Schrodinger’s cat in physics has not only helped us understand the nature of quantum mechanics, to solve the philosophical controversy that has revolved around quantum mechanics, but also deepened our understanding of multi-world interpretations where physics and philosophy blend. This article starts with the famous experiment Schrödinger’s Cat and then tells us two well-known answers to quantum mechanics in the history, that is the Copenhagen Interpretation and the Multi-World Interpretation. By comparing the differences between the two, it emphasis on the correctness of the “multi-world interpretation”. Then it can deepen our understanding of the concept of “Schrodinger’s Cat”, “Quantum Mechanics” and multi-world interpretations.

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Yang, T. and Che, H. (2017) Quantum Mechanics and Multi-World Interpretation—A Dialogue between a Cat and Everett. Open Journal of Social Sciences, 5, 1-9. doi: 10.4236/jss.2017.51001.

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