# The Interpretation of Quantum Mechanics: Many Worlds or Many Words?

@article{Tegmark1997TheIO, title={The Interpretation of Quantum Mechanics: Many Worlds or Many Words?}, author={Max Tegmark}, journal={Fortschritte der Physik}, year={1997}, volume={46}, pages={855-862} }

As cutting-edge experiments display ever more extreme forms of non-classical behavior, the prevailing view on the interpretation of quantum mechanics appears to be gradually changing. A (highly unscientific) poll taken at the 1997 UMBC quantum mechanics workshop gave the once all-dominant Copenhagen interpretation less than half of the votes. The Many Worlds interpretation (MWI) scored second, comfortably a head of the Consistent Histories and Bohm interpretations. It is argued that since all…

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