The Schrodinger's cat

is anyone here familiar with Schrodinger's cat ?? 50% dead 50% alive

May 7, 2014 6:23 PM
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on the big bang theory i heard of it :D

May 7, 2014

it is not about if the cat dead or alive , it is asking the question without observation , what lead us to the conclusion that observation changes quantum state 

May 8, 2014

Elitzur–Vaidman bomb tester is even more awesome than the cat.

May 7, 2014

Fortunately it was the gedanken experiment. I think the experiment had to pay theoretical attention to the role of observer of some quantum processes which take place. For example: let's take and put some observer into the box, with whose unfortunate cat. What will happen ? Does the effects of quantum proceses will not be observable for the observer ?
This is extremely interesting subject but I don't know. Unfortunately, I'm not a physicist ;)

May 7, 2014

Yes, it's a metaphor for the ambiguous state of a sub-atomic particle. You don't know it with a 100% probability - but the act of measurement will move the situation out of a 50-50 % equilibrium.

May 7, 2014
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