There has recently been published a multitude of books that attempt to defend the underlying truth of quantum mehanics – its conceptual basis and philosophy. It is righfully said that the formal expression of (nonrelativistic) quantum mechanics correctly predicts all sorts of experimental facts, not predicted by the classical Newtonian theory, such as applications to solid state devices, lasers and masers, atomic and molecular spectra, etc.
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There is a great deal of interest today on a search for the Higgs particle. Major (multi-million dollar) experimentation is underway at CERN’s large supercollider (LHC) and at Fermilab on the search for this particle. It is defined in the context of the “Standard Model” of elementary particle physics. The Higgs model is claimed to [...]