Schrödinger’s cat now dead and alive in two boxes at once

Feline-mimicking microwaves offer benefits for quantum computing

Illustration of a cat with skeleton shadow

CAT CLUES  Schrödinger’s mythical cat is alive and dead at the same time. Scientists have wrangled microwaves into similarly bizarre quantum states, and now they are taking the experiment a step further, splitting one catlike state into two boxes.

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