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Erwin Schrödinger was a Nobel prize-winning physicist. Schrödinger proposed a paradox in 1935 to illustrate a point in quantum mechanics about the nature of wave particles.
At the center of quantum theory is the idea of a wave function. A wave-function describes all the possible states sub...
A cat is placed in a steel box along with a Geiger counter, a vial of poison, a hammer, and a radioactive substance. When the radioactive substance decays (it decays as a random process), the Geiger detects it, triggers the hammer, and release the poison, which kills the cat.
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I found this paradox is interesting, mainly because it has such a simple solution for what seems like an unsolvable problem.
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