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A Supplement to the Invariance Principle of the Speed of Light and the Quantum Theory

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Richard Feynman once said, “I think it is safe to say that no one understands Quantum Mechanics”. The well-known article on the Einstein-Podolsky-Rosen (EPR) paradox brought forth further doubts on the interpretation of quantum theory. Einstein’s doubt on quantum theory is a doubleedged sword: experimental verification of quantum theory would contradict the hypothesis that speed of light is finite. It has been almost a century since the creation of quantum theory and special relativity, and the relevant doubts brought forward remain unresolved. We posit that the existence of discontinuity points and quantum wormholes would imply superluminal phenomenon or infinite speed of light, which provides for an important supplement to the invariance principle of the speed of light and superluminal phenomena. This can potentially resolve the inconsistency between special relativity and quantum theory.

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Li, Y. , Jia, W. and Wang, J. (2015) A Supplement to the Invariance Principle of the Speed of Light and the Quantum Theory. Journal of Modern Physics, 6, 126-130. doi: 10.4236/jmp.2015.62017.

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