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Quantum Split
Using readily available equipment, you can carry out a home experiment that illustrates one of the weirdest effects in quantum mechanics. Thanks Jher!Link.

Phillip Torrone

Editor at large – Make magazine. Creative director – Adafruit Industries, contributing editor – Popular Science. Previously: Founded – Hack-a-Day, how-to editor – Engadget, Director of product development – Fallon Worldwide, Technology Director – Braincraft.



  1. drysdam says:

    Wrong link posted. This is the story, not the sidebar that tells how to do it.

  2. Kahomono says:

    You linked to the print version of the article, which excludes the sidebar with the HOWTO…

  3. seehontung says:

    an even easier experiment at home is to take two polarizers, perpendicular and all light is blocked. add a third polarizer at 45 degrees in between the two and viola, you can see thru it.

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