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Sean Carroll: Quantum Mechanics and the Many-Worlds Interpretation | Lex Fridman Podcast #47

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'src': 'heatmap', 'start': 1121.481, 'weight': 4, 'content': [{'end': 1129.243, 'text': 'or you might start with the math and then build up an intuition, but this kind of reaching into the darkness, into the mystery of the world with math.', 'start': 1121.481, 'duration': 7.762}, {'end': 1131.723, 'text': 'Well, I think I would put it a little bit differently.', 'start': 1130.143, 'duration': 1.58}, {'end': 1141.706, 'text': 'I think we have theories, theories of the physical world, which we then extrapolate and ask you know, what do we conclude if we take these seriously,', 'start': 1131.763, 'duration': 9.943}, {'end': 1143.466, 'text': "well beyond where we've actually tested them?", 'start': 1141.706, 'duration': 1.76}, {'end': 1149.007, 'text': 'It is separately true that math is really really useful when we construct physical theories.', 'start': 1144.106, 'duration': 4.901}, {'end': 1153.588, 'text': 'And famously, Eugene Wigner asked about the unreasonable success of 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'duration': 2.262}, {'end': 1350.635, 'text': "There's a whole another description of this table in terms of a whole collection of atoms strung together in certain ways.", 'start': 1344.81, 'duration': 5.825}, {'end': 1356.199, 'text': 'The language of the atoms is more comprehensive than the language of the table.', 'start': 1351.596, 'duration': 4.603}, {'end': 1363.263, 'text': 'You could break apart the table, smash it to pieces, still talk about it as atoms, but you could no longer talk about it as a table, right?', 'start': 1356.279, 'duration': 6.984}], 'summary': 'Description of table: height, width, material, solidity, weight; also atoms arrangement.', 'duration': 29.845, 'max_score': 1333.418, 'thumbnail': 'https://coursnap.oss-ap-southeast-1.aliyuncs.com/video-capture/iNqqOLscOBY/pics/iNqqOLscOBY1333418.jpg'}, {'end': 1402.612, 'src': 'embed', 'start': 1372.829, 'weight': 2, 'content': [{'end': 1376.534, 'text': 'So what do you think Newton would say?', 'start': 1372.829, 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'So, in classical mechanics, you have an object, it has a location, it has a velocity,', 'start': 1560.339, 'duration': 5.141}, {'end': 1569.101, 'text': "and if you know the location and velocity of everything in the world, you can say what everything's going to do.", 'start': 1565.48, 'duration': 3.621}, {'end': 1575.506, 'text': 'Quantum mechanics has an aspect of it that is kind of on the same lines.', 'start': 1570.141, 'duration': 5.365}, {'end': 1578.148, 'text': "There's something called the quantum state or the wave function.", 'start': 1575.526, 'duration': 2.622}, {'end': 1581.971, 'text': "And there's an equation governing what the quantum state does.", 'start': 1579.148, 'duration': 2.823}], 'summary': 'Quantum mechanics replaced classical mechanics, with a focus on the quantum state and wave function.', 'duration': 29.214, 'max_score': 1552.757, 'thumbnail': 'https://coursnap.oss-ap-southeast-1.aliyuncs.com/video-capture/iNqqOLscOBY/pics/iNqqOLscOBY1552757.jpg'}], 'start': 998.637, 'title': 'Math-physics relationship', 'summary': "Discusses the interplay between math and physics, the overlap in understanding the world, and the question of why physics laws compress into equations, and delves into quantum mechanics' fundamental laws, theories' comprehensiveness, and the paradigm shift to quantum mechanics.", 'chapters': [{'end': 1287.925, 'start': 998.637, 'title': 'Relationship between math and physics', 'summary': 'Discusses the relationship between math and physics, highlighting the interplay between theories and experiments, the overlap between math and physics in understanding the world, and the question of why the laws of physics are so easily compressible into beautiful equations.', 'duration': 289.288, 'highlights': ['The interplay between theories and experiments ultimately led to the understanding that the air would go on by itself without the involvement of air molecules, showcasing the importance of thought experiments in shaping scientific understanding. Understanding the role of thought experiments in shaping scientific understanding; the realization that the air would go on by itself without the involvement of air molecules.', 'The distinction between math and physics is explored, with math focusing on the logical structure of all possible worlds and physics dealing with our actual world, highlighting the gray area that exists in understanding our reality. Exploring the distinction between math and physics; the gray area in understanding our reality.', 'The discussion delves into the notion of a set of all possible worlds and the idea that we live in one of them, emphasizing the possibility of a multiverse or many worlds of quantum mechanics that extend beyond our everyday experience. Concept of a set of all possible worlds; the potential existence of a multiverse or many worlds of quantum mechanics.', 'The use of math as a tool for understanding the world beyond the current limits of knowledge is highlighted, emphasizing the extrapolation of physical theories and the surprising simplicity and compression of mathematical descriptions of the real world. The use of math to understand the world beyond current knowledge; the surprising simplicity and compression of mathematical descriptions of the real world.', 'The question of why the laws of physics are so easily compressible into beautiful equations is raised, pondering on the potential explanations for this phenomenon and the fundamental nature of the laws of physics. Questioning the compressibility of the laws of physics into beautiful equations; pondering the fundamental nature of the laws of physics.']}, {'end': 1608.75, 'start': 1288.385, 'title': 'Quantum mechanics and fundamental laws', 'summary': 'Discusses the concept of fundamental laws in quantum mechanics, the comprehensiveness of theories, and the transition from classical mechanics to quantum mechanics, with a focus on the paradigm shift and the peculiar aspects of quantum mechanics.', 'duration': 320.365, 'highlights': ["Newton's role in science and the transition to quantum mechanics The discussion on Newton's contribution to science and the paradigm shift to quantum mechanics, highlighting the significant impact of quantum mechanics in the scientific worldview.", "Comparing Galileo and Newton's thinking Contrasting the modernity of Galileo's thinking with the mystical approach of Newton, reflecting on the different perspectives and mentalities of these influential scientists.", 'The peculiar aspects of quantum mechanics Exploring the peculiar aspects of quantum mechanics, such as the quantum state, wave function, and the Schrodinger equation, emphasizing the unconventional nature of quantum mechanics in comparison to classical mechanics.', 'Comparing fundamental laws in quantum mechanics Comparing the concept of fundamental laws in quantum mechanics and its emergence from deeper laws, highlighting the comprehensive nature of quantum theories and their potential to explain emergent phenomena.', "Speculation on historical figures' opinions on modern physics Reflecting on the potential perspective of historical figures like Einstein, Hume, Kant, and Aristotle on modern physics, emphasizing the influence of philosophical predilections on interpreting scientific theories."]}], 'duration': 610.113, 'thumbnail': 'https://coursnap.oss-ap-southeast-1.aliyuncs.com/video-capture/iNqqOLscOBY/pics/iNqqOLscOBY998637.jpg', 'highlights': ['The potential existence of a multiverse or many worlds of quantum mechanics.', 'The surprising simplicity and compression of mathematical descriptions of the real world.', 'The influence of philosophical predilections on interpreting scientific theories.', 'The comprehensive nature of quantum theories and their potential to explain emergent phenomena.', 'The transition to quantum mechanics and its significant impact on the scientific worldview.']}, {'end': 2807.447, 'segs': [{'end': 1844.612, 'src': 'embed', 'start': 1816.622, 'weight': 2, 'content': [{'end': 1822.243, 'text': 'And where quantum mechanics steps in, as you mentioned, with the position of velocity, with classical mechanics,', 'start': 1816.622, 'duration': 5.621}, {'end': 1827.185, 'text': 'and quantum mechanics is modeling the behavior of the electron.', 'start': 1822.243, 'duration': 4.942}, {'end': 1831.126, 'text': "I mean you can model the behavior of anything but the electron, because that's where the fun is.", 'start': 1827.205, 'duration': 3.921}, {'end': 1834.147, 'text': 'The electron was the biggest challenge right from the start.', 'start': 1831.846, 'duration': 2.301}, {'end': 1838.329, 'text': "Yeah So what's a wave function? 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This is Einstein and Planck and stuff like that.', 'start': 1883.705, 'duration': 2.562}], 'summary': 'Electrons generate light, with a spiral into nucleus taking 10^-11 seconds. light has particle-like properties, as discovered by einstein and planck.', 'duration': 28.67, 'max_score': 1857.597, 'thumbnail': 'https://coursnap.oss-ap-southeast-1.aliyuncs.com/video-capture/iNqqOLscOBY/pics/iNqqOLscOBY1857597.jpg'}, {'end': 1940.302, 'src': 'embed', 'start': 1917.149, 'weight': 1, 'content': [{'end': 1924.894, 'text': "There's literally a number at every point in space, which is the value of the electron's wave function at that point.", 'start': 1917.149, 'duration': 7.745}, {'end': 1927.295, 'text': "And there's only one wave function.", 'start': 1924.934, 'duration': 2.361}, {'end': 1929.456, 'text': 'Yeah, they eventually figured that out.', 'start': 1928.055, 'duration': 1.401}, {'end': 1930.297, 'text': 'That took longer.', 'start': 1929.496, 'duration': 0.801}, {'end': 1936.68, 'text': 'But when you have two electrons, you do not have a wave function for electron one and a wave function for electron two.', 'start': 1930.877, 'duration': 5.803}, {'end': 1940.302, 'text': 'You have one combined wave function for both of them.', 'start': 1937.06, 'duration': 3.242}], 'summary': "Electron's wave function represents every point in space, with one combined wave function for two electrons.", 'duration': 23.153, 'max_score': 1917.149, 'thumbnail': 'https://coursnap.oss-ap-southeast-1.aliyuncs.com/video-capture/iNqqOLscOBY/pics/iNqqOLscOBY1917149.jpg'}, {'end': 2213.773, 'src': 'embed', 'start': 2181.943, 'weight': 7, 'content': [{'end': 2184.146, 'text': "We don't know because we don't know the final theory of everything.", 'start': 2181.943, 'duration': 2.203}, {'end': 2191.553, 'text': 'But this abstract Hilbert space is really, really, really big and has no immediate connection to the three-dimensional space in which we live.', 'start': 2184.867, 'duration': 6.686}, {'end': 2194.736, 'text': 'What do dimensions in Hilbert space mean?', 'start': 2191.654, 'duration': 3.082}, {'end': 2201.503, 'text': "You know, it's just a way of mathematically representing how much information is contained in the state of the system.", 'start': 2195.137, 'duration': 6.366}, {'end': 2205.627, 'text': 'How many numbers do you have to give me to specify what the thing is doing?', 'start': 2201.603, 'duration': 4.024}, {'end': 2213.773, 'text': 'So, in classical mechanics, I give you the location of something by giving you three numbers right up down x, y, z coordinates.', 'start': 2205.687, 'duration': 8.086}], 'summary': 'Abstract hilbert space contains vast information with no direct link to our 3d world.', 'duration': 31.83, 'max_score': 2181.943, 'thumbnail': 'https://coursnap.oss-ap-southeast-1.aliyuncs.com/video-capture/iNqqOLscOBY/pics/iNqqOLscOBY2181943.jpg'}, {'end': 2344.406, 'src': 'embed', 'start': 2319.103, 'weight': 3, 'content': [{'end': 2327.171, 'text': "You know, it's easy to mathematically write down a system that would have a potentially infinite entropy, an infinite dimensional Hilbert space.", 'start': 2319.103, 'duration': 8.068}, {'end': 2329.473, 'text': "So let's go back a little bit.", 'start': 2327.431, 'duration': 2.042}, {'end': 2336.78, 'text': 'We said that the Hilbert space was the space in which quantum wave functions lived for different systems that will be different sizes.', 'start': 2330.054, 'duration': 6.726}, {'end': 2338.341, 'text': 'They could be infinite or finite.', 'start': 2337.16, 'duration': 1.181}, {'end': 2344.406, 'text': "So that's the number of numbers, the number of pieces of information you could potentially give me about the system.", 'start': 2338.381, 'duration': 6.025}], 'summary': 'Quantum systems can have infinite entropy and live in an infinite-dimensional hilbert space.', 'duration': 25.303, 'max_score': 2319.103, 'thumbnail': 'https://coursnap.oss-ap-southeast-1.aliyuncs.com/video-capture/iNqqOLscOBY/pics/iNqqOLscOBY2319103.jpg'}, {'end': 2428.119, 'src': 'embed', 'start': 2403.724, 'weight': 4, 'content': [{'end': 2412.312, 'text': "And I think that gives people pause because We talk about infinity as if it's a number, but it has plenty of properties that real numbers don't have.", 'start': 2403.724, 'duration': 8.588}, {'end': 2417.519, 'text': "You know, if you multiply infinity by two, you get infinity again, right? That's a little bit different than what we're used to.", 'start': 2412.372, 'duration': 5.147}, {'end': 2428.119, 'text': 'Okay, but are you comfortable with the idea that, in thinking of what the real world actually is, that infinity could be part of that world??', 'start': 2419.873, 'duration': 8.246}], 'summary': 'Infinity has unique properties, such as multiplying by 2 resulting in infinity again. this challenges our understanding of the real world.', 'duration': 24.395, 'max_score': 2403.724, 'thumbnail': 'https://coursnap.oss-ap-southeast-1.aliyuncs.com/video-capture/iNqqOLscOBY/pics/iNqqOLscOBY2403724.jpg'}, {'end': 2576.467, 'src': 'embed', 'start': 2549.495, 'weight': 5, 'content': [{'end': 2553.878, 'text': "You're trying to be a computer scientist, you ask yourself well, how long will it take this program to run?", 'start': 2549.495, 'duration': 4.383}, {'end': 2557.08, 'text': 'You realize, well, for some of them, the answer is infinitely long.', 'start': 2554.559, 'duration': 2.521}, {'end': 2562.304, 'text': "It's not because you tried to get there, you wrote a five-line computer program, it doesn't halt.", 'start': 2557.38, 'duration': 4.924}, {'end': 2571.826, 'text': "So, coming back to the textbook definition of quantum mechanics, this idea that I don't think we talked about, can you this?", 'start': 2563.344, 'duration': 8.482}, {'end': 2576.467, 'text': 'one of the most interesting philosophical points we talked at the human level,', 'start': 2571.826, 'duration': 4.641}], 'summary': 'Computer programs may run infinitely long, impacting quantum mechanics and human understanding.', 'duration': 26.972, 'max_score': 2549.495, 'thumbnail': 'https://coursnap.oss-ap-southeast-1.aliyuncs.com/video-capture/iNqqOLscOBY/pics/iNqqOLscOBY2549495.jpg'}, {'end': 2664.863, 'src': 'embed', 'start': 2638.212, 'weight': 6, 'content': [{'end': 2641.893, 'text': 'So what do you do about the fact that in the textbook interpretation of quantum mechanics,', 'start': 2638.212, 'duration': 3.681}, {'end': 2647.275, 'text': 'this idea of measurement or looking at things seems to play an important role??', 'start': 2641.893, 'duration': 5.382}, {'end': 2652.296, 'text': 'Well, you come up with better interpretations of quantum mechanics and there are several alternatives.', 'start': 2647.815, 'duration': 4.481}, {'end': 2656.538, 'text': 'My favorite is the many worlds interpretation, which says two things.', 'start': 2652.436, 'duration': 4.102}, {'end': 2662.061, 'text': 'Number one, you, the observer, are just a quantum system like anything else.', 'start': 2657.018, 'duration': 5.043}, {'end': 2663.402, 'text': "There's nothing special about you.", 'start': 2662.081, 'duration': 1.321}, {'end': 2664.863, 'text': "Don't get so proud of yourself.", 'start': 2663.482, 'duration': 1.381}], 'summary': 'Propose better interpretations of quantum mechanics, such as the many worlds interpretation, which views the observer as just a quantum system like anything else.', 'duration': 26.651, 'max_score': 2638.212, 'thumbnail': 'https://coursnap.oss-ap-southeast-1.aliyuncs.com/video-capture/iNqqOLscOBY/pics/iNqqOLscOBY2638212.jpg'}], 'start': 1609.25, 'title': 'Quantum mechanics and infinity', 'summary': 'Discusses the fundamental role of measurement in quantum mechanics, historical development of atomic theory, wave function, and entanglement, along with the concept of infinity, many worlds interpretation, and implications of the schrodinger equation on cognitive abilities and the real world.', 'chapters': [{'end': 2050.049, 'start': 1609.25, 'title': 'Quantum mechanics and atomic theory', 'summary': 'Discusses the fundamental role of measurement in quantum mechanics, the historical development of atomic theory, and the concept of wave function and entanglement in quantum mechanics, highlighting the profound changes in the system upon observation and the entanglement between particles.', 'duration': 440.799, 'highlights': ["In quantum mechanics, the act of measurement or observation profoundly changes the state of the system, with effects instantly seen in the behavior of particles. The act of measurement in quantum mechanics leads to dramatic changes in the system's state, with immediate observable effects on the behavior of particles, challenging the classical mechanics' view on observation.", 'The historical development of atomic theory, from the ancient Greeks to experimental evidence in the 1800s, and the realization that atoms can be further broken down into subatomic particles in the early 1900s. The historical journey of atomic theory, from ancient Greek philosophy to experimental evidence in the 1800s, culminating in the discovery of subatomic particles in the early 1900s, leading to a deeper understanding of atomic structure.', "The concept of wave function in quantum mechanics, representing the spread-out nature of particles and the profound implications of entanglement, emphasizing the interconnectedness and conditional nature of particle behavior. The wave function in quantum mechanics represents the spread-out nature of particles and the entanglement between particles, leading to a conditional relationship in their behavior and challenging classical mechanics' understanding of particle interaction."]}, {'end': 2357.418, 'start': 2050.069, 'title': 'Quantum fields and entanglement', 'summary': 'Explains the concept of quantum fields, entanglement in empty space, hilbert space, dimensions in hilbert space, and entropy in quantum mechanics, emphasizing the relationship between them and their implications for understanding the quantum world.', 'duration': 307.349, 'highlights': ['Quantum fields in empty space are entangled with each other, with nearby fields being highly entangled and distant fields having no entanglement. The entanglement of quantum fields in empty space is dependent on their proximity, with nearby fields being highly entangled and distant fields having no entanglement.', 'Hilbert space is the space of all possible quantum wave functions, potentially infinite in dimensions, and has no immediate connection to the three-dimensional space. Hilbert space encompasses all possible quantum wave functions, potentially infinite in dimensions, and is distinct from the familiar three-dimensional space.', "Entropy serves as a measure of how much is unknown about the state of a system and characterizes the difference between known and unknown information. Entropy quantifies the unknown information about a system's state and delineates the disparity between known and unknown details."]}, {'end': 2807.447, 'start': 2358.118, 'title': 'Understanding infinity and quantum mechanics', 'summary': 'Discusses the concept of infinity and its implications on cognitive abilities, mathematical tools, and the real world, along with the many worlds interpretation of quantum mechanics, highlighting the challenges of comprehending infinity and the implications of the schrodinger equation in the many worlds interpretation.', 'duration': 449.329, 'highlights': ['The challenges of comprehending infinity and its implications on cognitive abilities and mathematical tools. The discussion delves into the difficulty of processing infinity using cognitive abilities and its use as a mathematical tool, posing the question of whether the real world can encompass infinity.', 'Implications of the Schrodinger equation in the many worlds interpretation of quantum mechanics. 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Yep.', 'start': 3551.438, 'duration': 0.861}, {'end': 3553.02, 'text': "It's on YouTube.", 'start': 3552.519, 'duration': 0.501}, {'end': 3554.521, 'text': 'Okay Awesome.', 'start': 3553.42, 'duration': 1.101}, {'end': 3555.642, 'text': "I'll link it and watch it.", 'start': 3554.661, 'duration': 0.981}, {'end': 3557.383, 'text': 'Who won? I won.', 'start': 3556.322, 'duration': 1.061}, {'end': 3560.065, 'text': "I don't know.", 'start': 3557.463, 'duration': 2.602}, {'end': 3560.986, 'text': 'There was no vote.', 'start': 3560.085, 'duration': 0.901}, {'end': 3561.767, 'text': 'There was no vote.', 'start': 3561.006, 'duration': 0.761}, {'end': 3568.613, 'text': 'But Brian Green was the moderator and David Albert stood up for spontaneous collapse,', 'start': 3561.947, 'duration': 6.666}, {'end': 3573.577, 'text': 'and Shelly Goldstein was there for hidden variables and RĂ¼diger Schock was there for epistemic approaches.', 'start': 3568.613, 'duration': 4.964}], 'summary': 'Debate on ontic vs epistemic interpretations of the wave function at world science festival.', 'duration': 65.567, 'max_score': 3508.01, 'thumbnail': 'https://coursnap.oss-ap-southeast-1.aliyuncs.com/video-capture/iNqqOLscOBY/pics/iNqqOLscOBY3508010.jpg'}, {'end': 3568.613, 'src': 'embed', 'start': 3537.569, 'weight': 4, 'content': [{'end': 3542.032, 'text': 'as opposed to an epistemic interpretation of the wave function, epistemology being the study of what we know.', 'start': 3537.569, 'duration': 4.463}, {'end': 3545.634, 'text': 'I would actually just love to see that debate on stage.', 'start': 3542.052, 'duration': 3.582}, {'end': 3549.557, 'text': 'There was a version of it on stage at the World Science Festival a few years ago.', 'start': 3546.495, 'duration': 3.062}, {'end': 3551.298, 'text': 'that you can look up online.', 'start': 3550.317, 'duration': 0.981}, {'end': 3552.299, 'text': 'On YouTube? Yep.', 'start': 3551.438, 'duration': 0.861}, {'end': 3553.02, 'text': "It's on YouTube.", 'start': 3552.519, 'duration': 0.501}, {'end': 3554.521, 'text': 'Okay Awesome.', 'start': 3553.42, 'duration': 1.101}, {'end': 3555.642, 'text': "I'll link it and watch it.", 'start': 3554.661, 'duration': 0.981}, {'end': 3557.383, 'text': 'Who won? I won.', 'start': 3556.322, 'duration': 1.061}, {'end': 3560.065, 'text': "I don't know.", 'start': 3557.463, 'duration': 2.602}, {'end': 3560.986, 'text': 'There was no vote.', 'start': 3560.085, 'duration': 0.901}, {'end': 3561.767, 'text': 'There was no vote.', 'start': 3561.006, 'duration': 0.761}, {'end': 3568.613, 'text': 'But Brian Green was the moderator and David Albert stood up for spontaneous collapse,', 'start': 3561.947, 'duration': 6.666}], 'summary': 'Debate on wave function interpretation at world science festival, moderated by brian green with david albert advocating for spontaneous collapse.', 'duration': 31.044, 'max_score': 3537.569, 'thumbnail': 'https://coursnap.oss-ap-southeast-1.aliyuncs.com/video-capture/iNqqOLscOBY/pics/iNqqOLscOBY3537569.jpg'}, {'end': 3851.173, 'src': 'embed', 'start': 3822.341, 'weight': 1, 'content': [{'end': 3826.745, 'text': 'So the only sensible thing, or at least the next obvious sensible thing to me, would be to say okay,', 'start': 3822.341, 'duration': 4.404}, {'end': 3829.727, 'text': "let's just start intrinsically quantum and work backwards.", 'start': 3826.745, 'duration': 2.982}, {'end': 3831.028, 'text': 'see if we can find a classical limit.', 'start': 3829.727, 'duration': 1.301}, {'end': 3844.343, 'text': 'So the idea of locality, the fact that locality is not fundamental to the nature of our existence, sort of you know, I guess.', 'start': 3831.569, 'duration': 12.774}, {'end': 3847.187, 'text': 'in that sense, modeling everything as a field makes sense to me.', 'start': 3844.343, 'duration': 2.844}, {'end': 3851.173, 'text': "Stuff that's close by interacts, stuff that's far away doesn't.", 'start': 3847.328, 'duration': 3.845}], 'summary': 'Starting intrinsically quantum and working backwards to find a classical limit, suggesting that locality is not fundamental to existence.', 'duration': 28.832, 'max_score': 3822.341, 'thumbnail': 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you're not keeping track of when you're asking about the behavior subsystem of it.", "There could be an infinite number of parallel worlds or only a finite number, but it's a big number one way or the other.", 'The potential for equilibrium in splitting worlds is mentioned, indicating the possibility of some kind of equilibrium that these splitting worlds arrive at.']}, {'end': 3074.27, 'start': 2876.594, 'title': 'Hilbert space and the finite universe', 'summary': 'Discusses the connection between the dimensionality of hilbert space and the accelerating universe, suggesting a finite dimensionality of 10^10^122 and its potential implications for the future of the universe.', 'duration': 197.676, 'highlights': ['The dimensionality of Hilbert space is 10 to the 10 to the 122, significantly larger than the age of the universe or the number of particles in the universe.', "The universe's acceleration suggests a horizon around us, with a finite number of things that can happen within it, implying a finite dimensional Hilbert space.", 'The potential implications of a finite dimensional Hilbert space include the idea of the universe eventually emptying out and cooling off into empty space, and the distinction between universe splitting and copying in quantum mechanics.']}, {'end': 3299.41, 'start': 3074.85, 'title': 'Many worlds interpretation of quantum mechanics', 'summary': 'Discusses the conservation of energy in the context of the many worlds interpretation, addressing misconceptions and highlighting the challenges in mapping quantum mechanics onto reality, while also exploring the controversy and alternative interpretations.', 'duration': 224.56, 'highlights': ['The conservation of energy is not violated by the Many Worlds Interpretation. The chapter emphasizes that the Many Worlds Interpretation does not violate the conservation of energy, providing a definitive stance on this aspect of the theory.', 'Challenges in mapping quantum mechanics onto reality. The chapter highlights the difficulty in translating the underlying formalism of quantum mechanics, particularly in the context of the Many Worlds Interpretation, into our observable reality.', 'Controversy and skepticism surrounding the Many Worlds Interpretation. The chapter explores the controversy and skepticism surrounding the Many Worlds Interpretation, attributing it to the challenges in mapping the theory onto reality and the existence of alternative interpretations.']}, {'end': 3821.761, 'start': 3299.41, 'title': 'Quantum mechanical debates', 'summary': 'Discusses the three main contenders in the quantum mechanical debate, including many worlds, hidden variables, and collapse theories, with a focus on their key features and implications for our understanding of quantum mechanics and the emergence of space-time.', 'duration': 522.351, 'highlights': ['The three main contenders in the quantum mechanical debate are Many Worlds, Hidden Variables, and Collapse Theories. The debate revolves around three main contenders in the quantum mechanical field, namely Many Worlds, Hidden Variables, and Collapse Theories.', 'Many Worlds is considered compelling due to its simplicity and compatibility with modern physics, particularly in the context of quantum gravity and the emergence of space-time. Many Worlds is favored for its simplicity and lack of classical baggage, making it suitable for understanding quantum gravity and the emergence of space-time in modern physics.', 'Challenges in developing a quantum theory of gravity from a classical precursor have led to the consideration of non-local features and the limitations of quantizing classical general relativity. The difficulties in developing a quantum theory of gravity from classical general relativity have led to the exploration of non-local features and the limitations of quantizing classical theories.']}, {'end': 4199.829, 'start': 3822.341, 'title': 'Quantum locality and black holes', 'summary': 'Discusses the concept of quantum locality, the breakdown of locality in black holes due to quantum mechanics, and the implications of quantizing gravity, including the idea of holography and complementarity.', 'duration': 377.488, 'highlights': ['The breakdown of locality in black holes due to quantum mechanics is discussed, with implications for our understanding of space-time and the need to think more subtly when quantizing gravity.', 'The concept of quantum locality is explained, including the idea that space is just a good approximation and the dramatic implications of quantizing gravity.', 'The idea of holography and the indication that we need to think more subtly when quantizing gravity are mentioned, highlighting the non-necessity of locality and the need to face up to the dramatic implications of quantizing gravity.', 'The principle of complementarity in the context of black holes is described, emphasizing the different descriptions by different observers and the borrowed concept from Niels Bohr regarding measurement in quantum mechanics.', 'The proposed solution of many worlds to the measurement problem of quantum mechanics is discussed, emphasizing its role in explaining wave function collapse and its alignment with observed phenomena.']}], 'duration': 1391.782, 'thumbnail': 'https://coursnap.oss-ap-southeast-1.aliyuncs.com/video-capture/iNqqOLscOBY/pics/iNqqOLscOBY2808047.jpg', 'highlights': ['The dimensionality of Hilbert space is 10 to the 10 to the 122, significantly larger than the age of the universe or the number of particles in the universe.', 'Many Worlds is considered compelling due to its simplicity and compatibility with modern physics, particularly in the context of quantum gravity and the emergence of space-time.', 'The breakdown of locality in black holes due to quantum mechanics is discussed, with implications for our understanding of space-time and the need to think more subtly when quantizing gravity.', 'The conservation of energy is not violated by the Many Worlds Interpretation. The chapter emphasizes that the Many Worlds Interpretation does not violate the conservation of energy, providing a definitive stance on this aspect of the theory.', 'The debate revolves around three main contenders in the quantum mechanical field, namely Many Worlds, Hidden Variables, and Collapse Theories.']}, {'end': 5377.588, 'segs': [{'end': 4596.529, 'src': 'embed', 'start': 4570.111, 'weight': 0, 'content': [{'end': 4576.934, 'text': 'And you have to say well, why is there a good approximate description which involves three-dimensional space and stuff inside it?', 'start': 4570.111, 'duration': 6.823}, {'end': 4579.756, 'text': 'Okay, so, time and space are emergent.', 'start': 4577.814, 'duration': 1.942}, {'end': 4583.258, 'text': 'We kind of mentioned in the beginning.', 'start': 4581.157, 'duration': 2.101}, {'end': 4584.339, 'text': 'can you elaborate?', 'start': 4583.258, 'duration': 1.081}, {'end': 4589.944, 'text': 'what do you feel hope is fundamental in our universe?', 'start': 4584.339, 'duration': 5.605}, {'end': 4592.025, 'text': 'A wave function living in Hilbert space.', 'start': 4590.504, 'duration': 1.521}, {'end': 4596.529, 'text': "A wave function in Hilbert space that we can't intellectualize or visualize, really.", 'start': 4592.586, 'duration': 3.943}], 'summary': 'Emergent time and space described by a wave function in hilbert space.', 'duration': 26.418, 'max_score': 4570.111, 'thumbnail': 'https://coursnap.oss-ap-southeast-1.aliyuncs.com/video-capture/iNqqOLscOBY/pics/iNqqOLscOBY4570111.jpg'}, {'end': 4690.106, 'src': 'embed', 'start': 4667.356, 'weight': 1, 'content': [{'end': 4675.118, 'text': "what's your hope? What's most promising to test these theories? What are kind of experiments we can conduct,", 'start': 4667.356, 'duration': 7.762}, {'end': 4682.621, 'text': 'whether in simulation or in the physical world, that would validate or disprove or expand these theories?', 'start': 4675.118, 'duration': 7.503}, {'end': 4686.742, 'text': "Well, I think there's two parts of that question.", 'start': 4683.117, 'duration': 3.625}, {'end': 4690.106, 'text': 'One is many worlds, and the other one is sort of emergent space time.', 'start': 4686.822, 'duration': 3.284}], 'summary': 'Exploring experiments to validate theories on many worlds and emergent space time.', 'duration': 22.75, 'max_score': 4667.356, 'thumbnail': 'https://coursnap.oss-ap-southeast-1.aliyuncs.com/video-capture/iNqqOLscOBY/pics/iNqqOLscOBY4667356.jpg'}, {'end': 4941.857, 'src': 'embed', 'start': 4915.125, 'weight': 2, 'content': [{'end': 4925.549, 'text': "It's, as I said, one of my favorite podcasts, both for your explanation of physics, which a lot of people love,", 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4968.046, 'text': "That's all right.", 'start': 4967.546, 'duration': 0.5}, {'end': 4971.447, 'text': "You know, it's often the ones I feel like,", 'start': 4968.626, 'duration': 2.821}, {'end': 4981.589, 'text': "the ones I do on physics and closely related science or even philosophy ones are like I know this stuff and I'm helping people learn about it.", 'start': 4971.447, 'duration': 10.142}, {'end': 4985.69, 'text': 'But I learn more from the ones that have nothing to do with physics or philosophy, right?', 'start': 4982.07, 'duration': 3.62}, {'end': 4988.651, 'text': 'So, talking to Wynton Marsalis about jazz?', 'start': 4985.83, 'duration': 2.821}, {'end': 4991.152, 'text': 'or talking to a master sommelier about wine?', 'start': 4988.651, 'duration': 2.501}, {'end': 4997.569, 'text': 'talking to Will Wilkinson about partisan polarization and the urban-rural divide?', 'start': 4992.059, 'duration': 5.51}], 'summary': 'Learning from diverse topics like jazz, wine, and politics.', 'duration': 31.524, 'max_score': 4966.045, 'thumbnail': 'https://coursnap.oss-ap-southeast-1.aliyuncs.com/video-capture/iNqqOLscOBY/pics/iNqqOLscOBY4966045.jpg'}, {'end': 5191.882, 'src': 'embed', 'start': 5162.684, 'weight': 4, 'content': [{'end': 5168.93, 'text': "I think that I probably have disagreed with him more on that episode than I ever have with another podcast guest, but that's what he wanted.", 'start': 5162.684, 'duration': 6.246}, {'end': 5170.071, 'text': 'So it worked very well.', 'start': 5169.03, 'duration': 1.041}, {'end': 5170.911, 'text': 'Yeah, yeah.', 'start': 5170.231, 'duration': 0.68}, {'end': 5175.434, 'text': "That kind of debate structure is beautiful when it's done right.", 'start': 5170.951, 'duration': 4.483}, {'end': 5182.077, 'text': 'Like when you can detect that the intent is that you have fundamental respect for the person.', 'start': 5175.834, 'duration': 6.243}, {'end': 5191.882, 'text': "Yeah, And that's for some reason it's super fun to listen to when two really smart people are just arguing and sometimes lose their shit a little bit,", 'start': 5182.097, 'duration': 9.785}], 'summary': 'Debating with a podcast guest led to engaging content.', 'duration': 29.198, 'max_score': 5162.684, 'thumbnail': 'https://coursnap.oss-ap-southeast-1.aliyuncs.com/video-capture/iNqqOLscOBY/pics/iNqqOLscOBY5162684.jpg'}, {'end': 5230.282, 'src': 'embed', 'start': 5204.546, 'weight': 5, 'content': [{'end': 5209.868, 'text': 'Like I constantly get requests like you know, bring on a flat earther or whatever and really slap them down,', 'start': 5204.546, 'duration': 5.322}, {'end': 5212.009, 'text': 'or a creationist like I have zero interest.', 'start': 5209.868, 'duration': 2.141}, {'end': 5213.99, 'text': "i'm happy to bring on.", 'start': 5212.869, 'duration': 1.121}, {'end': 5222.116, 'text': "you know a religious person, a believer, but i want someone who's smart and can act in good faith and can talk, not a charlatan or a lunatic right.", 'start': 5213.99, 'duration': 8.126}, {'end': 5222.937, 'text': 'so i will only.', 'start': 5222.116, 'duration': 0.821}, {'end': 5230.282, 'text': 'i will happily bring on people with whom i disagree, but only people from whom i think the audience can learn something interesting.', 'start': 5222.937, 'duration': 7.345}], 'summary': 'Host seeks smart, genuine guests for insightful discussions.', 'duration': 25.736, 'max_score': 5204.546, 'thumbnail': 'https://coursnap.oss-ap-southeast-1.aliyuncs.com/video-capture/iNqqOLscOBY/pics/iNqqOLscOBY5204546.jpg'}, {'end': 5352.026, 'src': 'embed', 'start': 5321.372, 'weight': 6, 'content': [{'end': 5325.573, 'text': 'And I would try to talk to people who I do respect and who do know things.', 'start': 5321.372, 'duration': 4.201}, {'end': 5333.336, 'text': "And I would have to, you know, given that I'm a physicist, I know that physicists will sometimes be too dismissive of alternative points of view.", 'start': 5325.633, 'duration': 7.703}, {'end': 5337.597, 'text': 'I have to take into account that biologists can also be too dismissive of alternative points of view.', 'start': 5333.356, 'duration': 4.241}, {'end': 5340.619, 'text': "Yeah, that's a tricky one.", 'start': 5339.158, 'duration': 1.461}, {'end': 5343.04, 'text': 'Have you gotten heat yet? Yeah, heat all the time.', 'start': 5340.839, 'duration': 2.201}, {'end': 5344.181, 'text': "Like there's always something.", 'start': 5343.16, 'duration': 1.021}, {'end': 5352.026, 'text': "I mean, it's hilarious because I do have, I try very hard not to like have the same topic several times in a row.", 'start': 5344.201, 'duration': 7.825}], 'summary': 'Physicist seeking input from diverse experts, facing resistance and recurring topics.', 'duration': 30.654, 'max_score': 5321.372, 'thumbnail': 'https://coursnap.oss-ap-southeast-1.aliyuncs.com/video-capture/iNqqOLscOBY/pics/iNqqOLscOBY5321372.jpg'}], 'start': 4199.929, 'title': 'Quantum mechanics and consciousness', 'summary': "Discusses the concept of many worlds in quantum mechanics, deterministic branches, impracticality of time travel, emergent nature of time and space, potential of quantum computers, and ongoing experiments. it also explores human consciousness, dismisses consciousness as fundamental to the universe, and emphasizes the impact of diverse conversations on learning and growth, focusing on the podcast 'mindscape.'", 'chapters': [{'end': 4814.675, 'start': 4199.929, 'title': 'Quantum mechanics and many worlds', 'summary': 'Explores the concept of many worlds in quantum mechanics, emphasizing the deterministic nature of branches and the impracticality of time travel, while discussing the emergent nature of time and space. it also touches on the potential of quantum computers and the ongoing experiments to test the theories of many worlds and emergent space-time.', 'duration': 614.746, 'highlights': ['The impracticality of time travel in many worlds due to the deterministic nature of branches and the challenges of rewinding the system with quantum mechanics. The discussion emphasizes the impossibility of time travel in many worlds due to the deterministic nature of branches, making it impractical to rewind the system with quantum mechanics.', 'The emergent nature of time and space in the context of quantum mechanics, with a focus on the arrow of time and the fundamental laws of physics. The emergent nature of time and space is discussed, particularly focusing on the arrow of time and fundamental laws of physics, highlighting their relation to the emergent phenomena in quantum mechanics.', 'The potential of quantum computers in simulating quantum systems and the broader implications in cryptography, privacy, and quantum mechanics. The potential of quantum computers in simulating quantum systems and their broader implications in areas such as cryptography, privacy, and quantum mechanics are explored, indicating a wide range of possible applications.', 'Ongoing experiments to test the theories of many worlds and emergent space-time, particularly focusing on the potential collapse of wave functions and the implications for quantum mechanics. The chapter delves into ongoing experiments to test the theories of many worlds and emergent space-time, particularly highlighting the potential collapse of wave functions and its implications for quantum mechanics.']}, {'end': 5377.588, 'start': 4815.355, 'title': 'Understanding consciousness and exploring diverse conversations', 'summary': "Delves into the nature of human consciousness, dismissing the idea of consciousness as fundamental to the universe and exploring the impact of diverse conversations on learning and growth, with an emphasis on the podcast 'mindscape.'", 'duration': 562.233, 'highlights': ['The notion of consciousness as fundamental to the universe is dismissed, emphasizing the belief in emergent mental properties and states. The speaker rejects the idea of consciousness as fundamental to the universe, emphasizing the belief in emergent mental properties and states.', "The impact of diverse conversations on learning and growth is emphasized, with an exploration of the speaker's experiences and lessons from engaging in a wide range of discussions. The speaker emphasizes the impact of diverse conversations on learning and growth, sharing experiences and lessons from engaging in a wide range of discussions.", 'The speaker expresses a strong interest in engaging with individuals of differing perspectives and beliefs, highlighting the importance of intellectual respect and meaningful learning opportunities. The speaker expresses a strong interest in engaging with individuals of differing perspectives and beliefs, emphasizing the importance of intellectual respect and meaningful learning opportunities.']}], 'duration': 1177.659, 'thumbnail': 'https://coursnap.oss-ap-southeast-1.aliyuncs.com/video-capture/iNqqOLscOBY/pics/iNqqOLscOBY4199929.jpg', 'highlights': ['The impracticality of time travel in many worlds due to the deterministic nature of branches and the challenges of rewinding the system with quantum mechanics.', 'The emergent nature of time and space in the context of quantum mechanics, with a focus on the arrow of time and the fundamental laws of physics.', 'The potential of quantum computers in simulating quantum systems and the broader implications in cryptography, privacy, and quantum mechanics.', 'Ongoing experiments to test the theories of many worlds and emergent space-time, particularly focusing on the potential collapse of wave functions and the implications for quantum mechanics.', 'The notion of consciousness as fundamental to the universe is dismissed, emphasizing the belief in emergent mental properties and states.', "The impact of diverse conversations on learning and growth is emphasized, with an exploration of the speaker's experiences and lessons from engaging in a wide range of discussions.", 'The speaker expresses a strong interest in engaging with individuals of differing perspectives and beliefs, highlighting the importance of intellectual respect and meaningful learning opportunities.']}], 'highlights': ["Sean Carroll details the many worlds interpretation in his new book 'Something Deeply Hidden'.", 'The conversation focuses on quantum mechanics and the many worlds interpretation, likening Sean Carroll to the Bob Ross of theoretical physics.', "Pierre-Simon Laplace's circa 1800 field theory redefined Newtonian gravity, eliminating the concept of action at a distance and making identical predictions empirically.", "Isaac Newton's theories in classical mechanics were effective in predicting things, but the interpretations of those predictions were considered absurd in his time.", "Einstein's general relativity theory introduced the speed of light as a limit, unlike Laplace's theory, which allowed for instantaneous action across the universe.", 'Gravitational impulses in general relativity radiate out at the speed of light, known as gravitational waves, which can be detected.', 'The chapter emphasizes the challenge of presuming the form of the answer when guessing the laws of physics, highlighting the importance of being open to different possibilities.', 'Questioning the possibility of reaching the limits of human understanding in the natural world. The chapter raises thought-provoking questions about whether there are inherent limits to human understanding in the natural world, contemplating the boundaries of human cognitive abilities and mathematical prowess in comprehending the universe.', 'The role of intuition in shaping understanding and the potential for training and evolving intuition. The conversation explores the notion of intuition as a malleable trait that can be shaped and evolved through training, challenging the intrinsic limitations of human intuition in understanding complex scientific phenomena.', 'Human intuition and cognitive abilities are limited when it comes to understanding complex scientific concepts. The discussion revolves around the limitations of human intuition and cognitive abilities, particularly in grasping complex scientific concepts such as quantum field theory and mathematical abstractions.', 'The conservation of momentum is identified as the foundation of modern science.', 'The concept of conservation of momentum took a thousand years to be fully acknowledged.', 'Ibn Sina proposed the concept of conservation of impetus 500 to 600 years before classical mechanics and Isaac Newton.', "Emphasis on conservation of momentum as a beautiful idea in physics, example from Aristotle's perspective", 'Emphasis on the gap between human perception and the reality of the world, role of cognitive abilities in processing sensory information', 'Historical transition from classical to quantum mechanics, emphasizing potential for significant improvement in understanding', 'The potential existence of a multiverse or many worlds of quantum mechanics.', 'The surprising simplicity and compression of mathematical descriptions of the real world.', 'The influence of philosophical predilections on interpreting scientific theories.', 'The comprehensive nature of quantum theories and their potential to explain emergent phenomena.', 'The transition to quantum mechanics and its significant impact on the scientific worldview.', "The act of measurement in quantum mechanics leads to dramatic changes in the system's state, challenging the classical mechanics' view on observation.", 'The historical journey of atomic theory, from ancient Greek philosophy to experimental evidence in the 1800s, culminating in the discovery of subatomic particles in the early 1900s, leading to a deeper understanding of atomic structure.', "The wave function in quantum mechanics represents the spread-out nature of particles and the entanglement between particles, leading to a conditional relationship in their behavior and challenging classical mechanics' understanding of particle interaction.", 'Quantum fields in empty space are entangled with each other, with nearby fields being highly entangled and distant fields having no entanglement.', 'Hilbert space encompasses all possible quantum wave functions, potentially infinite in dimensions, and is distinct from the familiar three-dimensional space.', "Entropy quantifies the unknown information about a system's state and delineates the disparity between known and unknown details.", 'The discussion delves into the difficulty of processing infinity using cognitive abilities and its use as a mathematical tool, posing the question of whether the real world can encompass infinity.', 'The many worlds interpretation of quantum mechanics is explored, highlighting the role of the Schrodinger equation and the concept of entanglement in the interpretation, challenging the traditional view of measurement and observation in quantum mechanics.', 'The dimensionality of Hilbert space is 10 to the 10 to the 122, significantly larger than the age of the universe or the number of particles in the universe.', 'Many Worlds is considered compelling due to its simplicity and compatibility with modern physics, particularly in the context of quantum gravity and the emergence of space-time.', 'The breakdown of locality in black holes due to quantum mechanics is discussed, with implications for our understanding of space-time and the need to think more subtly when quantizing gravity.', 'The conservation of energy is not violated by the Many Worlds Interpretation. The chapter emphasizes that the Many Worlds Interpretation does not violate the conservation of energy, providing a definitive stance on this aspect of the theory.', 'The debate revolves around three main contenders in the quantum mechanical field, namely Many Worlds, Hidden Variables, and Collapse Theories.', 'The impracticality of time travel in many worlds due to the deterministic nature of branches and the challenges of rewinding the system with quantum mechanics.', 'The emergent nature of time and space in the context of quantum mechanics, with a focus on the arrow of time and the fundamental laws of physics.', 'The potential of quantum computers in simulating quantum systems and the broader implications in cryptography, privacy, and quantum mechanics.', 'Ongoing experiments to test the theories of many worlds and emergent space-time, particularly focusing on the potential collapse of wave functions and the implications for quantum mechanics.', 'The notion of consciousness as fundamental to the universe is dismissed, emphasizing the belief in emergent mental properties and states.', "The impact of diverse conversations on learning and growth is emphasized, with an exploration of the speaker's experiences and lessons from engaging in a wide range of discussions.", 'The speaker expresses a strong interest in engaging with individuals of differing perspectives and beliefs, highlighting the importance of intellectual respect and meaningful learning opportunities.']}