The experiment to be discussed is a souped-up version of the two-slit experiment with electrons, which in a Physics World poll conducted in 2002 was voted “the most beautiful experiment in physics,” and which according to Richard Feynman “has in it the heart of quantum mechanics” and is “impossible, absolutely impossible, to explain in any classical way.” In this experiment, electrons are launched in front of a plate containing two slits, and electrons are detected on a screen behind the slit plate. …

Ulrich Mohrhoff

Author of “The World According to Quantum Mechanics: Why the Laws of Physics Make Perfect Sense After All” / https://aurocafe.substack.com/welcome

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