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The Ghost in the Atom

on BBC Radio 3

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Einstein once expressed his anxiety over the statistical nature of quantum theory. For despite Its unrivalled success in advancing our understanding of the atom, Einstein believed that quantum theory was Incomplete. Last year in ParisEinstein'sheretical idea was put to the test. Paul Davies , Professor of Theoretical Physics at Newcastle University. examines the results of the experiment, and explores the implications physicists have drawn about the behaviour of matter and the nature of our universe. Contributors:
PROFESSOR JOHN WHEELER SIR RUDOLPH PEIERLS DR ALAIN ASPECT DR JOHN BELL
PROFESSOR DAVID BOOM DR BASIL HI LET
DR DAVID DEUTSCH
PROFESSOR JOHN TAYLOR Producer julian BROWN

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Paul Davies
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Professor John Wheeler
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Sir Rudolph Peierls
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Dr John Bell
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Professor David Boom
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Dr David Deutsch
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Professor John Taylor

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