Schrödinger’s kitty cat

schrodinger's cat wanted dead or aliveThe kitty in the above photo is my beautiful cat Precious (aka Black Pearl). She is a very adorable kitty, always used to sit beside me while I do my work on my computer.  For anyone who is not aware of what this poster means, this is a quantum-mechanical based hypothetical proposal suggested by one of the all time great scientists by name of Erwin Schrödinger. According to Windows2universe.org, as quoted, “Schrödinger said that if you put a cat in a box with a poison that might kill it, at the end of an hour the cat has a 50% chance of being alive, and a 50% chance of being dead. According to quantum mechanics, since we can’t see in the box to know if the cat is alive or dead, the cat is both alive and dead. Of course, we know that this is not possible, nothing can be alive and dead at the same time. This is just what Schrödinger wanted to show.

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