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Schrodinger’s Cat
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Schrodinger’s Cat

One of the most famous gedankens (thought experiments) is that of schrodinger and his cat. The experiment is motivated by the intriguing characteristics of observation in quantum mechanics. What makes the process of observation worth pondering is that experimental results have shown that when observations, or more precisely measurements are […]

Concerning the Quirky Crate
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Concerning the Quirky Crate

Not long ago, I wrote a review for the “Quirky Crate,” a rather subpar storage unit that has recently made its home in my dorm. While the crate has become an object of mockery and condescension, I nevertheless found myself contemplating its image. What follows is the result of these […]

Why is the Sky Dark at Night?
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Why is the Sky Dark at Night?

Before I begin, I must first demonstrate the motivation behind this question, as many will doubtlessly come up with the common sense solution that the sun’s rays are not hitting our section of the planet. This, surprisingly enough, is not exactly the correct answer. In fact, as fellow science writer […]

Picked Up to Fall Down
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Picked Up to Fall Down

“Eur awl a bunch of cowardss… A creww o’ sorry toona fish.”  His voice was raspier than usual. It crackled with the flaring of the clay pipe he clenched to his wretched face. I was a pirate; he was the captain, the guy I took orders from endlessly. Yarg. I left […]

MORE RIDDLES!!!!
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MORE RIDDLES!!!!

Modern Tic Tac Toe: Using integers 1 through 9, arrange them on a tic tac toe board so that each row, column, and diagonal add up to 15     Bill Gates loves puzzles: Every year Bill Gates holds a Clue-esque dinner where everyone participates in various mystery games/ puzzles […]