One way of making quantum mechanics independent of observers is to accept that we live in many parallel worlds.
Since quantum mechanics predicts such strange things about the world, should we replace it by a better theory, or perhaps extend it?
If observers can influence the outcomes of measurements, then do these observes need to be conscious? Does consciousness play a special role in physics at all?
A brief introduction to the strange theory of quantum mechanics and how it appears to afford a special role to observers.
Inspired by The man who knew infinity, here's a review of G. H. Hardy's unrivalled masterpiece.
So easy to describe, yet so hard to prove.
Clever geometry produces materials that shrink when heated.
Computer scientists have made a breakthrough in the theory of cake cutting.