Quantum Mechanics Is Putting Human Identity on Trial

If our particles have no identity, how can we?

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Mar 20, 2019 · 16 min read
Illustration: Mike Reddy

By Amanda Gefter

Even in principle, one cannot demand an alibi of an electron!
—Hermann Weyl, The Theory of Groups and Quantum Mechanics (1950)

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