Work no. 340/00, size 92x100 cm

Schrödinger's cat: animal-lover's variant

Schrödinger once used the following experiment of thought to describe the
precision in which predictions can be made in quantum physics: 
"Suppose you put a cat in an absolutely tight container in which there is a
Geiger counter connected to a hammer hitting in any case of a neutron
decay on a  bottle containing hydrogenic acid and breaking it, then you cannot
be certain even after an hour whether the cat has died or not. Only by opening
the container you will know for sure. As long as the container is locked tight,
the cat is at the same time dead and alive."
Another physicist, John Bell, found this a brutal way of description and
suggested to fill the bottle with milk instead of the hydrogenic acid.



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