Quantum effects get a weirdness scale

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SCHRÖDINGER’S cat, both dead and alive at once, was always meant to be a thought experiment, but will ordinary objects or your favourite feline ever enter the quantum world? No one knows, but now there is a way to measure how close physicists are to realising the thought experiment.

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