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Friday Nite Videos | October 4, 2019

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Impeachment Is Broken. Impeach Trump, Anyway. Jokerman | John Cruz. The Day Shall Come | Movie. Trump Tries to Normalize His Criminal Behavior by Doing It in Public. Dr Quantum - Double Slit Experiment.

Schrödinger's Cat Could Be Saved, Say Scientists

Nicola Davis The Guardian
Schrödinger’s cat is a thought experiment exploring the fate of an animal placed in a box with poison and radioactive material. Until now, the cat seemed to exist in a zombie state in which it was neither alive nor dead -- until you looked in the box

The Trouble with Quantum Mechanics

Steven Weinberg New York Review of Books
Regarding the future of quantum mechanics, I have to echo Viola in Twelfth Night: “O time, thou must untangle this, not I.”

Entanglement Made Simple

Frank Wilczek Quanta
Quantum entanglement is thought to be one of the trickiest concepts in science, but the core issues are simple. And once understood, entanglement opens up a richer understanding of concepts such as the “many worlds” of quantum theory.

Time’s (Almost) Reversible Arrow

Frank Wilczek Quanta Magazine
The laws of physics work both forward and backward in time. So why does time seem to move in only one direction? One potential answer may also reveal the secrets of the universe’s missing mass.
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