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Simon Bridge
Jan10-12, 06:24 AM
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Because you've made an observation ... the method of the observation does not matter.
You can get a robot to do it - the sentience of the observer does not matter.

Note - the Geiger counter won't detect the disintegration that kills the cat - the radiation from that event gets absorbed by the hammer that breaks the vial. But even if you could put the cat on a heart monitor, probe the box with x-rays, anything - it's all observing the cat.