Quantum physics for babies with Chris Ferrie
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This episode is with Chris Ferrie. He is an associate Professor at the  University of Technology Sydney and Centre for Quantum Software and  Information. His research focuses on quantum information science. Chris  also writes children's books and some selected titles include Quantum  Physics for Babies, 8 Little Planets and Pandemics for Babies.
In  this conversation we talk about beginning of quantum physics, Double  slit experiment, matter, understanding reality, quantum entanglement and  quantum computing.  

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00:00:00 Introduction 

00:00:55 Do we understand quantum physics?  

00:03:50 Double slit experiment    

00:08:43 Max Planck and Einstein's work  

00:09:58 Early development of quantum theory 

00:12:05 'Quantum' in quantum physics  

00:12:41 Heisenberg's principle 

00:18:56 Schrodinger's equation  

00:20:10 Quantum superposition and quantum entanglement  

00:22:53 How to understand quantum entanglement?  

00:27:26 Measurement  

00:30:13 What is matter and nature of reality?

00:34:22 Reductionism 

00:36:07 Emergence and theory of everything 

00:39:49 Science of chaos/luck/chance  00:42:11 Understanding chaos 

00:43:54 Quantum information 

00:50:07 Quantum information and consciousness 

00:51:31 Work of Bernardo Kastrup and Donald Hoffman 

00:54:54 (Eugene) Wigner's friend   

00:59:44 Decoherence in quantum physics  

01:02:31 Quantum computers 

01:07:09 How big are quantum computers? 

01:10:10 Problem with quantum computers 

01:11:20 2022 Nobel prize in physics  

01:15:04 Quantum systems in action  

01:18:06 Writing science books for babies 

01:21:08 Thank you!

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