# Multiverse interpretation of quantum mechanics

@article{Bousso2012MultiverseIO, title={Multiverse interpretation of quantum mechanics}, author={Raphael Bousso and Leonard Susskind}, journal={Physical Review D}, year={2012}, volume={85}, pages={045007} }

We argue that the many-worlds of quantum mechanics and the many worlds of the multiverse are the same thing, and that the multiverse is necessary to give exact operational meaning to probabilistic predictions from quantum mechanics.
Decoherence - the modern version of wave-function collapse - is subjective in that it depends on the choice of a set of unmonitored degrees of freedom, the "environment". In fact decoherence is absent in the complete description of any region larger than the future…

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