Schrödinger’s cat: A thought experiment in quantum mechanics

Published on March 29, 2016 by Clever&Cool

Austrian physicist Erwin Schrödinger, one of the founders of quantum mechanics, posed this famous question: If you put a cat in a sealed box with a device that has a 50% chance of killing the cat in the next hour, what will be the state of the cat when that time is up? Chad Orzel investigates this thought experiment.


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