Schrödinger's cat

Schrödinger's cat

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Austrian physicist Erwin Schrödinger published his famous thought experiment. He wanted to point out a problem in the interpretation of a new physical theory, quantum mechanics. In his scenario, there is a cat placed in a box together with a radioactive material, poison, and a Geiger counter. According to quantum mechanics, the cat can be alive and dead at the same time.

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