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Clash of the Quantum Titans

After decades of debate, disputes over the mathematical rules governing reality remain unresolved

5:00pm, November 5, 2010

Schrödinger’s cat was born 75 years ago. Its date of death remains uncertain. Science’s most famous feline remains perpetually both alive and dead, a mythological zombie symbolizing an enduring enigma at the heart of modern physics.

It’s an imaginary cat, of course, invented by Austrian

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