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Hidden variable theories

  1. Dec 25, 2012 #1
    do Hidden variable(local and non local) theories say all objects exist as a single objects in a single location rather than many locations at the same? unlike objects in superpostion?
     
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  3. Dec 25, 2012 #2
    just simple responses please like a yes or no as Im not very knowledgable
     
  4. Dec 25, 2012 #3
    In Bohm Mechanics (a non-local hidden variable theory), each system is in a well-defined position at each instance of time.
     
  5. Dec 25, 2012 #4
    a single state then? not a superpostion of states
     
  6. Dec 26, 2012 #5
    Yes.
     
  7. Dec 26, 2012 #6
    wikipedia says hidden variables have many wave histories, does this mean hidden variables like pilot wave and t'hoofts have universes with many histories?
     
  8. Dec 26, 2012 #7

    Nugatory

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    You may be reaching the limits of what wikipedia can do for you:frown: - at some point there's no substitute for a decent textbook and/or teacher to get a solid foundation.

    But if you can provide a pointer to the specific wikipedia quote you're thinking about, we may be able to give you a better answer.
     
  9. Dec 28, 2012 #8
    yes.
     
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