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Fri, 1 Mar 2024

[1]  arXiv:2402.19400 [pdf, ps, other]
Title: Refraction, the speed of light and minimal action: From Descartes to Maupertuis through many more
Authors: Shahen Hacyan
Comments: 9 pages, 5 figures
Subjects: History and Philosophy of Physics (physics.hist-ph)
[2]  arXiv:2402.19104 (cross-list from math.HO) [pdf, ps, other]
Title: The Author of a Quotation Goethe Adduced Against Newton
Authors: Hubert Kalf
Comments: 7 pages
Subjects: History and Overview (math.HO); History and Philosophy of Physics (physics.hist-ph)

Wed, 28 Feb 2024

[3]  arXiv:2402.17066 (cross-list from quant-ph) [pdf, other]
Title: Born's rule from epistemic assumptions
Authors: Per Östborn
Comments: 29 pages, 3 figures. The material in this paper is a further development of preliminary ideas concerning Born's rule expressed in a wider context in arXiv:1601.00680 and arXiv:1703.08543
Subjects: Quantum Physics (quant-ph); History and Philosophy of Physics (physics.hist-ph)
[4]  arXiv:2402.16935 (cross-list from quant-ph) [pdf, other]
Title: New Prospects for a Causally Local Formulation of Quantum Theory
Comments: 15 pages, 2 figures
Subjects: Quantum Physics (quant-ph); History and Philosophy of Physics (physics.hist-ph)

Mon, 26 Feb 2024

[5]  arXiv:2402.15031 [pdf, ps, other]
Title: The Dual Dynamical Foundation of Orthodox Quantum Mechanics
Subjects: History and Philosophy of Physics (physics.hist-ph); Quantum Physics (quant-ph)
[6]  arXiv:2402.15280 (cross-list from quant-ph) [pdf, ps, other]
Title: Whose Projection Postulate?
Authors: Anthony Sudbery
Subjects: Quantum Physics (quant-ph); History and Philosophy of Physics (physics.hist-ph)

Fri, 23 Feb 2024

[7]  arXiv:2402.14734 (cross-list from physics.atom-ph) [pdf, other]
Title: The Spectrum of He$^+$ as a Proving Ground for Bohr's Model of the Atom: A Legacy of Williamina Fleming's Astrophysical Discovery
Subjects: Atomic Physics (physics.atom-ph); History and Philosophy of Physics (physics.hist-ph)

Wed, 21 Feb 2024

[8]  arXiv:2402.12410 [pdf, other]
Title: Making Sense of Gravitational Thermodynamics
Comments: 31 pages, 3 figures. Draft
Subjects: History and Philosophy of Physics (physics.hist-ph); Astrophysics of Galaxies (astro-ph.GA); Statistical Mechanics (cond-mat.stat-mech); General Relativity and Quantum Cosmology (gr-qc)
[9]  arXiv:2402.06848 (cross-list from quant-ph) [pdf, ps, other]
Title: Everettian Branching in the World and of the World
Subjects: Quantum Physics (quant-ph); History and Philosophy of Physics (physics.hist-ph)
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