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Title
John Wheeler (?) handwritten note concerning Niels Bohr's response to Hugh Everett, circa May-1956
Creator
Wheeler, John A.
Date Created and/or Issued
1956-05
Contributing Institution
UC Irvine, Libraries, Digital Scholarship Services
Collection
Hugh Everett III Manuscripts
Rights Information
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This material is provided for private study, scholarship, or research. Transmission or reproduction of any material protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. The authors or their heirs retain their copyrights to the material. Contact the University of California, Irvine Libraries, Special Collections and Archives for more information (spcoll@uci.edu).
Description
Scope/Content: This handwritten note describes the essence of Niels Bohr's response to Hugh Everett's work. The problem is that Everett's theory, by incorporating observers within the formalism, is in conflict with Bohr's view on what an observer is. Peter Byrne believes the handwriting is Wheeler's.
Scope/Content: This document was found in the basement of Mark Everett in 2007 by Mark Everett and Peter Byrne.
Type
text
Identifier
ark:/81235/d8df6kh05
http://hdl.handle.net/10575/1165
Language
English
eng
Subject
Bohr, Niels H.D.
Wheeler, John A.
Quantum mechanics -- Copenhagen interpretation
Quantum measurement problem
Pure wave mechanics
Everett, Hugh III
Correspondence
Relation
Hugh Everett III Correspondence

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