Schrodinger’s Cat-TipsyLit Prompt ‘Everyday Symbols’

Check this out cat lovers – so funny!

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Some of you may recognise this as a modified version of an earlier Page entry. Oh well, never mind.

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In the 1930s, an Austrian physicist, Erwin Schrodinger, came up with a paradox called Schrodinger’s Cat. You put a cat in a box, and it may or may not be killed by a random event with a 50/50 chance of happening. So at any one time the cat may be alive, or it may be dead. Since both states are equally likely, the cat is both alive and dead at the same time. You can only tell when you open the box. But when you open the box it changes the conditions, so the cat may have been alive, or dead, before you did. Weird, huh?

Weird or not, I’ll tell you this. There are practical problems with the experiment. I may be the first person in the world to…

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