Physicists discover family members of Schrödinger’s cat

11 Jul 2019
The first new quantum state in the family of hypercubes states shown in position, momentum space.

It has been said that the internet exists chiefly to show videos of cats interacting with boxes.

An international team of researchers led by The University of Queensland has extended cats and boxes into the quantum realm, discovering that Schrödinger’s famous dead-and-alive cat is just one of an infinite family of quantum states.

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