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Quantum mechanics may not answer the infinitely divisible question in the way that one would expect. Normally we think of discrete units here, but consider this: I read that at the University at Boulder [I think] an atom was made to exist in two places at once. Somehow they we able to actually measure the wave function without collapsing it…I think…which made it possible two measure two of its states or positions. Does this qualify as splitting one and not getting two halves, but two wholes? Perhaps we can keep producing doubles infinitely without ever collapsing the wave function of the entangled system. How about it...does anyone know if this could be possible? Perhaps the problem of infinitely divisible becomes one of infinite energy. I don’t know much about this experiment so please forgive any errors. In fact, I would appreciate any information, links, or comments.

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# Proof for infinite divisibility?

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