Quantum Causal Relations: A Causes B Causes A

16/06/2013 07:29

MessageToEagle.com - One of the most deeply rooted concepts in science and in our everyday life is causality; the idea that events in the present are caused by events in the past and, in turn, act as causes for what happens in the future.

If an event A is a cause of an effect B, then B cannot be a cause of A.

Now theoretical physicists from the University of Vienna and the Université Libre de Bruxelles have shown that in quantum mechanics it is possible to conceive situations in which a single event can be both, a cause and an effect of another one. [Read more] ...