Might Quantum Pigeons be precognitive?
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Recently physicists at Chapman University’s Institute for Quantum Studies introduced the Quantum Cheshire Cat. Now they have introduced another quantum animal: the Quantum Pigeon.
In the 20th century, two revolutions in physics shook the world. One of them was relativity, discovered by Einstein. It revealed that spacetime is not what we experience in everyday life. For example, if you travel close to the speed of light, then you will age more slowly than somebody who stays on Earth.
The second revolution was quantum theory, the microscopic theory of particles, such as electrons, atoms, or photons. Quantum theory showed that nature is not deterministic. After a century of careful testing, most physicists believe that the “chanciness” or “capriciousness” of the microscopic world is fundamental.
One of the most exotic aspects of nature is quantum non-locality which was first discovered more than four decades ago.