The origin of the Everettian heresy $

  title={The origin of the Everettian heresy \$},
  author={S. Osnaghi and F{\'a}bio Freitas and Olival Jr. Freire},
In 1956, Hugh Everett, then a PhD student at Princeton, proposed his ‘‘relative state’’ formulation of quantum mechanics. John Wheeler, who was Everett’s advisor, recognized the originality and importance of such a proposal, but he denied that its non-conventional approach to measurement questioned the orthodox view. Indeed, Wheeler made serious efforts to obtain the blessing of Niels Bohr for Everett’s ideas. These efforts gave rise to a lively debate with the Copenhagen group, the existence… Expand
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