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What can Schrödinger’s cat teach us about quantum mechanics? – Josh Samani

What can Schrödinger’s cat teach us about quantum mechanics? – Josh Samani

Consider throwing a ball straight into the air. Can you predict the motion of the ball after it leaves your hand? Sure, that’s easy. The ball will move upward until it gets to some highest point, then it will come back down and land in your hand again. Of course, that’s what happens, and you …


The history of the world according to cats – Eva-Maria Geigl

The history of the world according to cats – Eva-Maria Geigl

On May 27th, 1941, the German battleship Bismarck sank in a fierce firefight, leaving only 118 of her 2,200 crew members alive. But when a British destroyer came to collect the prisoners, they found an unexpected survivor – a black and white cat clinging to a floating plank. For the next several months this cat …


Is there a disease that makes us love cats? – Jaap de Roode

Is there a disease that makes us love cats? – Jaap de Roode

Is there a disease that makes us love cats, and do you have it? Maybe, and it’s more likely than you’d think. We’re talking about toxoplasmosis, a disease caused by toxoplasma gondii. Like all parasites, toxoplasma lives at the expense of its host, and needs its host to produce offspring. To do that, toxo orchestrates …