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Quantum

The exhibition Quantum gives us the keys to understanding the principles of Quantum physics, and it does so through the joint creative work of scientists and artists. The project invites the public to browse freely, to awaken their curiosity, and to critically evaluate the new paradigms of modern science.

Schrödinger’s Cat Visits Spain

Enric Pérez Canals

About when Erwin Schrödinger published an article and taught two lectures in Spain and about the meaning of the question and the metaphor in popular science.

Citizen Science and the Arts

OpenSystems

Science and art may find common ground in the drive to conduct serious scientific research through shared experiences.

Quantum Agencies

Libby Heaney

What does it mean to intersect our everyday world with the seemingly counter-intuitive field of quantum science? And how have these entanglements been interrogated through art?

Priyamvada Natarajan

Mapping the Invisible Universe

The cosmologist Priyamvada Natarajan talks about how we know what we know about the invisible universe by mapping theunseen elusive elements in the universe -dark matter, dark energy and black holes—.

What “Quantum” visitors have to say

Via two paths, one artistic and one scientific, explaining the main hypotheses of quantum mechanics, the “Quantum” exhibition awakens many visitors’ curiosity and desire to learn and know more. Here are some of the things “Quàntica” visitors had to say before and...

Quantum Challenge

With Quantum Fracture, CdCiencia, La Gata de Schrödinger i La Hiperactina

Three of today’s foremost science YouTubers: José Luis Crespo (Quantum Fracture), Rocío Vidal (La gata de Schrödinger) and Martí Montferrer (CdeCiencia) compete to explain fundamental concepts of quantum physics. An event hosted by Sandra Ortonobes (La Hiperactina) ...

To Be or Not to Be: Dialogues between Science and Philosophy

Dialogue between Antoni Hernández, Albert Solé and Susanna Tesconi, conducted by Marina Garcés

Disciplines like theoretical physics and cosmology move into the realm of reflections and, as a result of their predictive, speculative character, fully enter the philosophical domain. In this panel session, three multidisciplinary researchers trained in science and the humanities discuss the ...

Víctor Gómez Pin

The Destiny of Quantum Physics

In this lecture, the philosopher Víctor Gómez Pin discusses the relationship between physics and philosophy throughout western history and describes the links between classical thinkers and present-day physics.

Sabine Hossenfelder

How Beauty Leads Physics Astray Quantum

Throughout history, many scientific equations have been deemed beautiful, harmonious, or elegant. In Sabine Hossenfelder’s opinion, this use of adjectives shows that theoretical physicists often rely on arguments based on beauty when developing fundamentally new laws of nature. She suggests ...

Antonio Acín, Aurelio Juste and Clivia Sotomayor

A quantum future: the next technological revolution?

Over the years, computing has become the main field of quantum experimentation. The quantum computers of the future, capable of doing enormous calculations at high speed and of factoring large numbers, can also decipher the whole of present-day cryptography. What political, economic, and social ...

Maciej Lewenstein and David Mateos

What do we mean when we speak of quantum physics?

The ICREA research professors Maciej Lewenstein (ICFO-UPC) and David Mateos (ICCUB) talk about quantum physics, explaining why it has shaken up our understanding of nature and revealing which aspects of the theory are still a mystery. This session includes a “Free Jazz” show featuring ...

A Quantum World

Soy Cámara online

This episode of Soy Cámaratakes a look at quantum physics and reflects on its importance in our everyday lives. At the same time, it explores the possibilities and doubts offered by quantum computation. Who is developing it? What will we be able to do with it? What new relations will it ...

Audiovisual Report "Quantum"

The exhibition Quantum gives us the keys to understanding the principles of Quantum physics, and it does so through the joint creative work of scientists and artists. The project invites the public to browse freely, to awaken their curiosity, and to critically evaluate the new paradigms of...

Quantum

An exhibition that explores the influence of Quantum Physics on our everyday lives.