Patterns in the Fabric of Nature

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Foundational Questions Institute (FQXI)

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2012
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Weinstein, Steven
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Foundational Questions Institute (FQXI)
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From classical mechanics to quantum field theory, the physical facts at one point in space are held to be independent of those at other points in space. I propose that we can usefully challenge this orthodoxy in order to explain otherwise puzzling correlations at both cosmological and microscopic scales.