The concept was described by Erwin Schrödinger in 1935. He conceived of it as a thought experiment to illustrate (or ridicule) a theory, associated with Niels Bohr, according to which the quantum state of a particle could not be known until an observation was made; prior to that it had to be described physically in terms of all possible states
- A first example of the alleged strangeness that comes with quantum mechanics is provided by the mystery of Schrödinger's cat.
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