Podcaster: Tony Darnell
Title: Deep Astronomy – How “Many Worlds” Quantum Mechanics is Like Intelligent Design and Sets a Dangerous Precedent
Organization: Deep Astronomy
Link : https://deepastronomy.space
Description: From Oct 31, 2019.
Is the many-worlds interpretation of quantum mechanics science? While we may not be able to say what exactly science is, I can say that I prefer to have my science with a little bit of data. For me to recognize science when I see it, it has to come with some observations or something verifiable. But hey that’s just me, and apparently I’m in the minority on this issue.
You may very well ask, oh c’mon what’s the big deal? Who cares if a bunch of cosmological Poindexters write some papers that only get read among themselves, that have a bunch of math in it and have no practical value to us at all.
Bio: Tony Darnell is the owner of Deep Astronomy website and a host for the same hangout channel in Youtube. He has worked in the field of astronomy all my life, his first job was at a school district planetarium in Boulder, Colorado. With the exception of a stint in the Army in the 1980’s he has worked in many aspects of astronomical research.
Most of his time has been spent writing software to retrieve, process and analyze data taken from telescopes. He has worked with data from some of the world’s largest ground-based and space-based telescopes: from the four meter Blanco telescope in Chile to the Hubble Space Telescope.
Astronomy education has always been his passion and he has written articles for DeepAstronomy.space website and produce astronomy videos for YouTube on the DeepAstronomy channel.
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