Schrödinger's Cat is Alive!


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Hooray for science! Berkeley physicists have managed to probe the state of a quantum object without collapsing it - the equivalent of taking a peek at Schrödinger's cat without killing it:

Researchers had suggested it should be possible, in principle, to make measurements that are "gentle" enough not to destroy the superposition. The idea was to measure something less direct than whether the bit is a 1 or a 0 – the equivalent of looking at Schrödinger's cat through blurry glasses. This wouldn't allow you to gain a "strong" piece of information – whether the cat was alive or dead – but you might be able to detect other properties.

Now, R. Vijay of the University of California, Berkeley, and colleagues have managed to create a working equivalent of those blurry glasses. "We only partially open the box," says Vijay.

Because this is quantum physics, however, such an action comes with a price, which you can read over at The New Scientist: Link

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Schrodinger's cat and 'The law of conservation and transformation energy/mass'.

Can we see situation in this way ?

If schrodinger's cat is alive it has energy E=h*f.
If schrodinger's cat is dead it has energy E=Mc^2
What energy can the cat have during quantum diagnosis ?
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In other words.
There are a potential and an active energy.
Question :
How can potential and active energy be connected together ?
Can 'The law of conservation and transformation
energy/mass' give answer to this question ?
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