Friday, August 26, 2011

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I am an active researcher in the foundations of quantum mechanics, working to develop a new approach to Macroscopic Quantum Mechanics.

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Ravi Gomatam

Monday, August 1, 2011

Blog 002: Quantum Reality - A Seminar

The Institute of Semantic Information Sciences & Technology, (InSIST) organized an exciting seminar on the topic, “Quantum Reality – New Perspectives on March 26, 2011. The venue was the prestigious Nehru Science Center in mid-town Mumbai, India.

Thursday, April 15, 2010

Blog 001: A Theory in search of an Understanding!

Quantum theory has been around for nearly a century now. Yet, universally physicists aver (see quotes below) that the theory itself is "not understood" —  in a specific sense that we will explore further in this blog.  Just as people are able to use a TV without an understanding of its underlying structure that makes it work, similarly quantum physicists have learned how to use quantum theory without really understanding it.  From cell phones, computers, and medical electronic equipment, even in the chemistry behind your improved dish washing liquid - quantum theory is at work.