Chasing Schrödinger's cat


Schrödinger's cat is famously dead and alive, hidden in its closed box. As soon as one opens the box up to peek inside, the cat suddenly turns dead or alive. This is the 'measurement problem', that has stumped physicists for almost a century now. PhD student Tom van der Reep dared to look for a way to research it experimentally using microwaves and amplifiers (video in Dutch, English subtitles). Read more