the Schrodinger's theory. You put a cat in a box with two capsules set to time release at random times. One is filled with poison, one is filled with water. Bec blub im a bike
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the Schrodinger's theory. You put a cat in a box with two capsules set to time release at random times. One is filled with poison, one is filled with water. Bec

You put a cat in a box with two capsules set to time release at random times. One is filled with poison, one is filled with water. Because the cat is sealed in the box, no one knows if the poison or the water has opened, so theoretically, the cat is BOTH dead and alive. It's called the Schrodinger's theory.

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> hey anon, wanna give your opinion?
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#2 - BerserkerMushroom
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(02/15/2013) [-]
thanks to tbbt everyone now knows the cat theory so kindly stop the babble about it
#13 to #2 - anon id: faae1059
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All I've got so far is

"Thanks to the big bang theory, every one knows Schrodinger's cat theory so please stop bitching about it"
User avatar #14 to #2 - masterbob
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actually thanks to chemistry, where i learned it as an analogy of sorts to heisenbergs uncertainty principle.
#11 to #2 - feelythefeel
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#3 to #2 - vissova
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I beg your pardon?
I beg your pardon?
User avatar #17 - capinsquiggles
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You didn't describe Schrodinger's Theory correctly.. but ok

Here's some science.

Schrödinger's cat is a thought experiment about quantum physics. It was proposed by Erwin Schrödinger.

A cat is placed in a room that is shielded from the environment. A Geiger counter and a little bit of a radioactive element are in the room. Within some time, say one hour, one of the atoms of the radioactive element may decay, or it may not. The Geiger counter can of course measure that. If it does measure the decay, it will release some poisonous gas, which will kill the cat.

The question now is: at the end of the hour, is the cat alive or dead?

Schrödinger's interpretation is that as long as the door is closed, the cat is both dead and alive in dual superposed quantum states. When the door is opened, the quantum states are made known and the cat is observed to be either alive or dead.

The problem exists in that by opening the room, the person is interfering with the experiment. The person and the experiment have to be described with reference to each other. By merely looking at the experiment the person has influenced the experiment.
User avatar #19 to #17 - zraxx
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and the basics of the experiment led on to the hypothesis about how quantum entanglement could work
User avatar #21 to #17 - hentailovers
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wait, what? im not sure i understand

sorry, high school drop out.. but im going back
User avatar #26 to #21 - capinsquiggles
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I'll try to explain it in an easier way (if I can think of how to)

So basically, you have a cat in a box, with a vile of radioactive material, there's a possibility that in one hour an atom in that radioactive material could decay (die) and a possibility that it would not. If it did, it would release poisonous gas which would kill the cat.

Now, things only exist because we see them, but that cat is in the box, we can't see it. So by the end of the one hour we don't know if the poisonous gas has been released or not, so we have to assume that it did and didn't release. Making the cat both alive and dead at the same time. But when the door to the box is opened then you know if the cat is alive or dead or not
User avatar #27 to #26 - decay
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God damn it dude I'm just trying to browse funnyjunk and you keep mentioning my name.
#22 to #21 - anon id: 1ca5b6a7
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(02/16/2013) [-]
A better option would be to kill yourself.
#18 - bigblamo
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I've watched the big bang theory so i am basically a doctor scientist/engineer.
User avatar #20 - swittig
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LOL he got half a point
User avatar #4 - lastsummershero
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Yes they can my friend has only one testicle and he has a daughter...in case anyone was wondering...you know about the question....no? Ok.
#5 to #4 - menqudoneix
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is it possible that he lost it after having a daughter?
User avatar #6 to #5 - lastsummershero
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Nope it was long before his daughter
#7 to #6 - menqudoneix
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well google says you can, too. I'm going to leave it at this before my balls start to feel weir... ****.
User avatar #8 to #7 - lastsummershero
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Only a good fap can help you now
#9 to #8 - menqudoneix
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brb
#24 to #9 - othagovna
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#10 to #9 - lastsummershero
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God speed you brave brave man
User avatar #25 - zomaru
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Umm.... You kinda ****** up that explanation of Schrodinger's experiment, where did that water come from?
#23 - anon id: 61ec666f
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Only a retard could **** up a thought experiment like that.
User avatar #16 - usernamesaredumb
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For ***** sake, it's not a theory, it's a thought experiment. It was originally created by a man named Schrodinger (no ****), and it's purpose was to show just how silly he thought the Copenhagen Interpretation of Quantum Mechanics was.

A theory is an extensively tested phenomenon with significant evidence, such as gravity.

******* Science posers and their goddamn cat.

#15 - anon id: 69298294
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That's not what the theory is about at all, it was produced to come up a situation that would pose the question of when exactly quantum superposition ends and reality collapses into one possibility or the other. The 'cat' being alive or dead is to show that the quantum superposition is unobservable, so we really have no way of knowing. People that are all "Hurr durr, it's a cat, and you don't know if it's dead or alive." are stupid. And it's a cat, a flask of poison, and a radioactive source are placed in a sealed box. If an internal monitor detects radioactivity (i.e. a single atom decaying), the flask is shattered, releasing the poison that kills the cat, not water. The more you know, asshat.
User avatar #12 - spankyy
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(02/16/2013) [-]
If the dominant one is still there you can have children. Only one of them produces sperm actively if i'm not mistaken.
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