How Einstein and Schrödinger conspired to kill a cat | Curio

How Einstein and Schrödinger conspired to kill a cat

14 mins | Oct 28, 2020

The rise of fascism disturbed the scientists' friendship — and shaped Schrödinger’s cat fable. In this fascinating piece from Nautilus, David Kaiser tells the story of how a looming World War and the dismantling of German intellectual life spurred Erwin Schrödinger’s talk of balls in boxes, into explosions, poisons, and morbid calculations of life and death.

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From Nautilus