# A Theory of Quantum Space-time

@article{Francis1999ATO, title={A Theory of Quantum Space-time}, author={Charles Francis}, journal={arXiv: General Physics}, year={1999} }

An interpretation and re-formulation of modern physics which removes the presumption of the space-time continuum, and bases physical theory on a small number of rational and empirical principles. After briefly describing the philosophical principles underlying the theory, we rigorously construct a discrete model of quantum mechanics. Kets are names, or labels which categorise states of matter but do not directly describe them. The principle of superposition is seen as a definitional truism in…

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