On the Einstein-Podolsky-Rosen paradox

  title={On the Einstein-Podolsky-Rosen paradox},
  author={John Stewart Bell},
  • J. Bell
  • Published 1 November 1964
  • Physics
  • Physics
THE paradox of Einstein, Podolsky and Rosen [1] was advanced as an argument that quantum mechanics could not be a complete theory but should be supplemented by additional variables. These additional variables were to restore to the theory causality and locality [2]. In this note that idea will be formulated mathematically and shown to be incompatible with the statistical predictions of quantum mechanics. It is the requirement of locality, or more precisely that the result of a measurement on… 
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