John Bell was a British philosopher and physicist who found a way to check out the reality behind quantum theory.
Quotes by John Bell in Time One
The tendency to negate the reality of time is one of the most persistent features of our philosophical and scientific traditions.
The problem is that quantum mechanics is fundamentally about ‘observations’. It necessarily divides the world into two parts, a part which is observed and a part which does the observing.
When the ‘system’ in question is the whole world where is the ‘measurer’ to be found?
It would seem that [QM] is exclusively concerned with ‘results of measurement’ and has nothing to say about anything else.
[I]t may be that we have to admit that causal influences do go faster than light. … An ‘aether” would be the cheapest solution. But the unobservability of this aether would be disturbing.
But in 1952 I saw the impossible done. It was in papers by David Bohm.
Cosmologists, even more than laboratory physicists, must find the usual interpretive rules of quantum mechanics a bit frustrating ….
Dr. Bertlmann likes to wear two socks of different colors. Which color he will have on a given foot on a given day is quite unpredictable. But when you see (Fig. 1) that the first sock is pink you can already be sure that the second sock will not be pink.