Why do moving rulers shrink (length contraction) and moving clocks run slow (time dilation) such that everyone measures the same speed of light c, regardless of their relative motions? Einstein resolved this mystery at the turn of the 20th century in “principle fashion” by turning the question on its head. He invoked the relativity principle (AKA “no preferred reference frame”) and… Read more →
Quantum mechanics and consciousness are two mysteries in our times. This newly created Facebook page will contain the latest News, Events and Articles in philosophy of quantum mechanics, philosophy of mind, and relevant fields, with discussions and debates from experts worldwide. The list of journals and preprint servers searched by the feed engine includes American Journal of Physics, American Philosophical… Read more →
We am very sorry to hear of the passing of Bernard d’Espagnat, a distinguished member of our Editorial Board. Prof. d’Espagnat died on 1 August 2015, at age 93 in Paris. He has made important contributions to the foundations of quantum mechanics, and is especially famous for his concept of ‘veiled reality’. He won the 2009 Templeton Prize. Prof. d’Espagnat had been supporting our journal and the… Read more →
Leggett-Garg Inequalities, Pilot Waves and Contextuality pages 1-17 Guido Bacciagaluppi [Show Biography] Abstract | Full Text Download (336k) | Most Relevant Papers View Open Review | Participate in Discussions A Possible Definition of a Realistic Physics Theory pages 18-24 Nicolas Gisin [Show Biography] Abstract | Full Text Download (200k) | Most Relevant Papers View Submission Post | Participate in Discussions… Read more →
IJQF has launched a new service. It searches Latest Papers on Quantum Foundations worldwide and updates the list of papers with a feed engine powered by Feed on Feeds. The searched journals and preprints servers includes arXiv.org, Australasian Journal of Philosophy, British Journal for the Philosophy of Science, Cambridge University Press, Classical and Quantum Gravity, European Journal for Philosophy of Science, Foundations of Physics, International Journal… Read more →
International Journal of Quantum Foundations (ISSN 2375-4729) has started a new type of open peer review for some received manuscripts. We hope this will help improve the peer review process of this journal. Here are two examples #1 and #2. Thanks to the authors and the reviewers for their support for this new system. Although most papers are still reviewed in the standard way, there will… Read more →
Michael J. W. Hall, Dirk-André Deckert, and Howard M. Wiseman, Quantum phenomena modelled by interactions between many classical worlds. Phys. Rev. X 4 041013 [17 pages] (2014). At the request of Dr Shan Gao, I’m posting here a short discussion of this new paper. This work is motivated by the quantum measurement problem, which suggests that orthodox quantum mechanics does not… Read more →
Our IJQF website has been upgraded to improve its speed and user experience. Moreover, the site is mobile ready. You can now visit the site with an iPad or a smart phone. For example, mobile visitors are able to navigate through the website and browse the Latest Papers on Quantum Foundations. Thanks to Frederick Townes and Sami Keijonen for their wonderful work!
Although IJQF has a feed engine to search Latest Papers on Quantum Foundations worldwide and updates the list of papers daily, it is more convenient and helpful for members to upload their preprints and papers on quantum foundations in their IJQF blogs. Once these papers have been posted in the blogs, they are immediately visible to all members, and more importantly, other members can discuss… Read more →
Our new online journal International Journal of Quantum Foundations has just been launched.