Topics Discussed: Capacity of human mind to understand physics, Perception vs reality, Conservation of momentum, Difference between math and physics, Why is our world so compressable, What would Newton think of quantum mechanics, What is quantum mechanics?, What is an atom?, What is the wave function?, What is quantum entanglement?, What is Hilbert space?, What is entropy?, Infinity, Many-worlds interpretation of quantum mechanics, Quantum gravity and the emergence of spacetime, Our branch of reality in many-worlds interpretation, Time travel, Arrow of time, What is fundamental in physics, Quantum computers, Experimental validation of many-worlds and emergent spacetime, Quantum mechanics and the human mind, Mindscape podcast.

Sean Carroll

Sean Carroll

Sean Carroll is an American theoretical physicist and philosopher who specializes in quantum mechanics, gravity, and cosmology. He is (formerly) a research professor in the Walter Burke Institute for Theoretical Physics in the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) Department of Physics and an External Professor at the Santa Fe Institute. He is currently Homewood Professor of Natural Philosophy at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore from the summer of 2022.

Books Mentioned in this Podcast with Sean Carroll:

Book Title: Something Deeply Hidden

Author: Sean Carroll