`An experiment to perform in order to prove experimentally whether Pi`

`exists independently from the mind`

The idea came during discussion on embryophysics list

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`Below there is a description of the experiment that one could think of`

`to check the relationships between Mathematics, Mind and Nature (the MMN`

`experiment). In my view this could be done as a real experiment (so this`

`is actually not a thought experiment) provided we find two`

`mathematicians who agree to sacrifice their life for science. I believe`

`that this should be not that difficult provided the importance of the`

`experiment for the modern science.`

`Let us take a completely isolated bunker where the experiment begins.`

`The initial conditions are enough so that mathematicians can comfortably`

`chat for awhile with each other about Pi and prove that it exists.`

`Eventually the oxygen in the bunker will run over and both`

`mathematicians die. From a viewpoint of a natural science, we have a`

`dynamical system that eventually comes to the equilibrium state. I`

`assume that at the beginning when mathematicians prove that Pi exists we`

`have a consequence of physical states where Pi exists indeed. If you are`

`in doubt, please suggest any other physical states where you say that Pi`

`exists. The goal of the experiment is to establish what happens with Pi`

`at the end when the system reaches the stationary state.`

`Because of experimental settings, we can neglect the interaction with`

`environment and I hope that this could be done even for the quantum`

`mechanics treatment.`

`Before the experiment will be perform in real, you can take your bet on`

`whether Pi is retained after the death of mathematicians or not.`

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