BOULDER, Colo. — Scientists at the Commerce Department’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have coaxed six atoms into spinning together in two opposite directions at the same time, a so-called Schrödinger “cat” state that obeys the unusual laws of quantum physics. link
As those of you who know me already know, I’m deeply intrigued by the weirdness of quantum physics, so when I stumbled across this story on NIST’s site I was delighted. Like a little kid.
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