Here's That Cat Again

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Schrödinger’s cat: A thought experiment in quantum mechanics – Chad Orzel

The narrative is good, the art is good, but I think the depiction of electrons with classical trajectories, both in the double slit and orbiting as in Bohr atoms detracts from this; it arguably sends the wrong message about what’s going on and may reinforce misconceptions. I don’t know if this is simply a problem of illustration, since trajectories are relatively simple, and depicting QM is trickier. It’s not like I have a simple fix for doing the depiction better, though.

3 thoughts on “Here's That Cat Again

  1. Hi,

    Its not working, the video, just a blank space where the video is supposed to be.

  2. My thoughts is that it is equal as a ‘blur of probability’, but this means that blurs of probability must have come in a purer or more primal form before the universe got to the present day.

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