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Arjen Dijksman: on 10/5/08 at 20:08pm UTC, wrote "Superposition is another feature that is peculiar to quantum systems....

October 17, 2019

ARTICLE: Quantum Upsizing [back to article]
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Arjen Dijksman wrote on Oct. 5, 2008 @ 20:08 GMT
"Superposition is another feature that is peculiar to quantum systems. Before a quantum object is measured, it does not have definite characteristics. Instead, it exists in a superposition of multiple mutually contradictory states—allowing it to be in two places at once, for example."

As this is stated, superposition is not a perculiar quantum effect. Any macroscopic object on which there hasn't been any measurement is in fact in a superposition of mutually excluding states, each state being affected a probability term.

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