50 Years Since “On the Problem of Hidden Variables”

By Tom De Saegher This blog post celebrates the 50th anniversary of the publication of a particular paper on the foundations of quantum mechanics by physicist and philosopher, John Stewart Bell. “On the Problem of Hidden Variables” was published in the July, 1966 issue of Reviews of Modern Physics. The main objective of this blog [...]

2016-09-23T11:01:26+00:00 September 23rd, 2016|Philosophy of Physics, Quantum Mechanics|

Artwork inspired by 2016 Philosophy of Physics Conference, ITIQM

Kaća Bradonjić, currently a Visiting Assistant Professor of Physics at Hampshire College, describes herself as a theoretical physicist who "walk[s] the Möbius strip of science and art". She was recently featured on the Daily Nous for artwork she has created titled, Projections -- a series of drawings, sketches and paintings inspired by research talks she [...]

2016-07-21T11:55:26+00:00 July 21st, 2016|Events, Philosophy of Physics, Quantum Mechanics|

Interview with Lucas Dunlap

Lucas Dunlap is a postdoctoral research fellow at the Rotman Institute of Philosophy in London, Ontario. He completed his doctorate in 2015 at the University of Maryland College Park. His research addresses fundamental questions in the philosophy of science and in the philosophy of physics. Specifically, he studies the foundations of quantum mechanics, Quantum Information [...]

Interview with Professor Markus Müller

Professor Markus Müller joined Western University in 2015 as an Assistant Professor in the Departments of Applied Mathematics and Philosophy. He also holds a Canada Research Chair in the Foundations of Physics at Western. In addition, Dr. Müller is an associate faculty member at the Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics in Waterloo. His work addresses [...]