Scientists Save Schrödinger's Cat – Gizmodo

Scientists Save Schrödinger’s Cat  Gizmodo

A cat acting out Schrödinger’s famous thought experiment. Hope he doesn’t die!Photo: Dwight Sipler (Wikimedia Commons) One of the hallmark predictions of quantum mechanics is that particles behave unpredictably—but a new experiment seems to complicate some of those core ideas. Researchers were able to predict a kind of atomic behavior called a quantum jump and even reverse the jump in a new experiment on an artificial atom. Such research could bring up bigger questions about the nature of physics and could have important implications for improving quantum computers that rely on the rules of…

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