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Originally posted by BagBing
Quantum is a real word.
Consciousness is a real word.
Together they make no sense what-so-ever. Your argument is based on 'two big words' next to each other... without meaning.
Originally posted by fixer1967
The double slit experiment.
I have my own ideas about that but I do not want to hi-jack this thread.
It may be a clue to understanding a lot of what is going on around us.
Originally posted by john_bmth
reply to post by InternetGremlin
The 'observer' in experiments is not consciousness, it's whatever instrument that is taking the measurement. All to often this gets interpreted as consciousness which then in turn get all sorts of New Age woo hoo attached to it.
Perform Two-Slit Interference with Single Photon Source and Detector
Recreate Young's Two-Slit Measurement of the Wavelength of Light
Make Visual Observations of Two-Slit Interference
Explore Photon Counting Optimization
Compare and Contrast Two-Slit and Single-Slit Interference
Amplitude Modulation of Laser Source for Lock-In Detection
Wave-Particle Duality, in the Student's Hands