Relativity and Cosmology


On the Dichotomy of Causality and Measurement.

Authors: G. N. N. Martin

There is a fundamental incompatibility between the logic of causality and that of measurement: causality is defined at a point, whereas measurement is defined over a volume. This problem is illustrated by Schrödinger's wave equation for an electron, where the wave equation describes the evolution of the electron by describing the evolution of the wave at each point, but measurement is made on the electron as a whole.

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[v1] 2018-05-08 11:56:17

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