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Atoms can be in two places at the same time

Can a penalty kick simultaneously score a goal and miss? For very small objects, at least, this is possible: according to the predictions of quantum mechanics, microscopic objects can take different paths at the same time.  ...

dateJan 20, 2015 in Quantum Physics
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Schrodinger's Cat Experiment Proposed

( -- One of the classical problems in quantum mechanics concerns a man and his feline companion. The man has placed his cat in an opaque tank and is slowing pumping it full of poison. Now until the man opens the ...

dateSep 24, 2009 in General Physics weblog
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