many-worlds interpretation

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many-worlds interpretation

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(Atomic Physics) an interpretation of quantum mechanics based on the idea that every possible event exists in its own world
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Essays six and seven frame the basic building blocks of reality--particles, fields, and space--as necessarily approximate and emergent, and the final essay discusses the conceptual meaning of probability given a many-worlds interpretation of quantum mechanics.
A key to answering this question and appreciating how the many-worlds interpretation of quantum mechanics and the multiverse might be the same thing is found in decoherence.