1st Joint Conference Between Earth Physicists and Epsilon Uridani Physicists
5. Discussion about Quantum Mechanics
E.U. present their model of the microscopic universe and their key thought experiments.
Earth present Quantum Mechanics.
E.U. physicists ridicule it – citing quickly all those paradoxes (such as EPR, quantization of gravitation, etc.). All paradoxes except for two are already familiar to Earth physicists.
E.U. criticize also the thought experiments, starting from Stern-Gerlach experiment. Their attack is on the fact that the abstractions have not been properly constructed. Some of the neglected details are, in fact, very important.
Then, a review of the histories of the ideas is made.
E.U.: WHAT?! Your physicists do not learn epistemology?!!!
The Earth physicists took advantage of playing with symbols without referents: their mathematics is very developed. E.U. can use several mathematical concepts developed on Earth for their physics research.