Re: Changing the past by forgetting

From: Brent Meeker <>
Date: Sun, 15 Mar 2009 22:27:49 -0700

Here it is, quant-ph/0402146v1


russell standish wrote:
> On Sun, Mar 15, 2009 at 07:06:06PM -0700, Brent Meeker wrote:
>> No need to do it. Even more telling experiments have already been done in which
>> the "measurement" was just the unrecorded IR radiation from buckyballs.
>> Buckyballs which were sufficiently cold showed the 2-slit interference pattern
>> in a Young's slit type experiment. But when they were warm enough to emit IR
>> radiation that, if detected, could have localized them, the interference
>> disappeared. So it is not only a matter of the experimenter not looking at the
>> result, the rest of the universe has to not look too.
>> Brent
> Interesting! Do you have some citations for this, or even let me know
> who did the experiment?
> Cheers

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