Free-will theorem by Conway and Kochen

Time in physics, 2

3. The future doesn’t exist at the present regardless of any definitions:

… as long as we admit that the experimeters have a free will, all other quantum objects have to have a free will as well so their outcomes can’t be functions of the data (hypothetical “hidden variables”) that exist in the past light cone.

— Ten new things modern physics has learned about time

— Lubos Motl

2011.09.09 Friday ACHK