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Schrodinger's cat

  1. Apr 22, 2006 #1
    When Erwin Schrodinger came up with this theory So saying i quote "the cat will either be alive or dead, not a mixture of both" what is the probability of the cat being dead and alive in the quantum world? if so can this be explained using Schrodinger's equations within the theory? or does his equations not work with it?
    Last edited: Apr 22, 2006
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  3. Apr 22, 2006 #2

    What's the life expectancy of a cat? 7 years? Just wait 15 years and open the box and bet all your money that that cat is 100% dead when you open it. On second thought, without food or water, that cat will be dead within a week- guranteed
    some type of decay will happen by then.
    Last edited: Apr 22, 2006
  4. Apr 23, 2006 #3
    oh ok :) thanks :)
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