Can Shape Dynamics Be Tested Against Quantum Mechanics?

In summary, Shape Dynamics falsifiability is a scientific theory proposed by physicist Lee Smolin that suggests the laws of physics evolve over time according to the shape of the universe. It differs from other theories by not relying on a fixed background structure. While there is currently no direct evidence supporting it, it is a falsifiable theory that can be tested through experiments or observations. It cannot be proven beyond doubt, but if it consistently explains and predicts observations, it could greatly impact our understanding of the universe and lead to new discoveries and advancements.
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What would be some experiments that could falsify Barbour's Shape Dynamics?
Shape Dynamics implements nicely Mach's principles. But how well does it fare when it comes to Quantum Mechanics? How can it be experimentally distinguished from other theories?
 
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Do you have a link explaining Barbour's Shape Dynamics?
 
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ohwilleke said:
Do you have a link explaining Barbour's Shape Dynamics?
I think this one is a good introduction https://arxiv.org/abs/1105.0183
 
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ohwilleke said:
Do you have a link explaining Barbour's Shape Dynamics?
I also really like this talk by Gomez, one of the founders:
 
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