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Quantum Object Behavior Depends On Measurement Apparatus Used
2013-01-09 14:54:07

Whether a quantum object behaves like a wave or like a particle depends (according to the Copenhagen interpretation) on the choice of measurement apparatus used for observing the system, and therefore on the type of measurement performed.

2011-06-03 00:01:24

Quantum mechanics is famous for saying that a tree falling in a forest when there's no one there doesn't make a sound.


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