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What's the BIG IDEA With Thought Experiments?

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Let's Think About Thought Experiments

Art by: Dennis Hoogstad

Thought experiments have been conducted for centuries by some of the greatest minds in history.

At first glance, these mental exercises seem to offer little in the way of practical application.

However, th...

CAPTAIN JEAN LUC PICARD

Things are only impossible until they are not.

The Grandfather Paradox: Altering timelines

Art by: Sofia Ayuso

What happens if someone time travels to the past and kills their grandfather before he had children?

In linear timelines that fix "the present" as a mid-point betw...

The Infinite Hotel

Art by Alex Gray

"Hilbert's paradox of the Grand Hotel AKA "Infinite Hotel Paradox" shows the counter intuitive property of infinite sets."

Thanks Wikipedia.

You have a hotel with an infinite set ...

Schrodinger's Cat

Art by: Julia Maystruck

Schrodinger's Cat illustrates the paradox of quantum superposition: the idea that several quantum systems can exists in several quantum states at the same time.  

  1. A cat 🙀 flask of poison 🧪 and radioactive ...

Bartender says ...

The bartender says, "we don't serve your kind in here."

Two time travelers walk into a bar

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