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B Can an atom be in two places at once?

  1. Jul 20, 2017 #1
    I have heard that atom can be in two places at the same time. How this could be possible?
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  3. Jul 20, 2017 #2
    It's not possible. Where did you get that from?
  4. Jul 20, 2017 #3

    one of my friend told me and send this.
  5. Jul 20, 2017 #4


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    Stuff like this is the reason Physics Forums has its rule about acceptable sources. That headline is seriously misleading, and if you want to learn any real physics you have to stop reading pop-sci sources like Discover.

    If you can find a copy of Girardi's "Sneaking a look at God's cards" you might give it a try. It's no substitute for a college level quantum mechanics textbook, but it does provide a reasonably accurate non-technical explanation.
  6. Jul 20, 2017 #5
    Thanks a lot
  7. Jul 20, 2017 #6


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    Further questions after reading a better source can be posed in a new thread. This thread is closed.
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