Schrödinger underestimates the cat by Carol and Mike Werner

Schrödinger underestimates the cat by 

Schrödinger’s cat wearing a gas mask. Created using Poser and several layers in Photoshop.

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148 comments, 73 faves, 3372 views — 10/06/2013

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From Wikipedia:
Schrödinger’s cat: a cat, a flask of poison, and a radioactive source are placed in a sealed box. If an internal monitor detects radioactivity (i.e. a single atom decaying), the flask is shattered, releasing the poison that kills the cat. The Copenhagen interpretation of quantum mechanics implies that after a while, the cat is simultaneously alive and dead. Yet, when one looks in the box, one sees the cat either alive or dead, not both alive and dead. This poses the question of when exactly quantum superposition ends and reality collapses into one possibility or the other.

The cat is having none of this.
Cat 1
Schrödinger 0

We’re photographers and graphic artists who have been producing commercial and editorial stock images for over twenty-five years. Our work is represented by numerous agencies around the world. We live in Merced, California with our fotokats.

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  • Sherri     Nicholas
    Sherri Nic...about 2 years ago

    wow, this sure says something doesn’t it, amazing thoughts you guys have..I guess thats what it could be coming. I like the way you portrayed this
    nice work!!

  • Thanks for the lovely comment and the fave, Sherri . . .

    – Carol and Mike Werner

  • Sherri     Nicholas
    Sherri Nic...about 2 years ago

    had to leave little hug that I found that I think is so cute!!

  • And I love your little flower guy, too . . .

    – Carol and Mike Werner

  • annacuypers
    annacuypersabout 2 years ago

    Awww, superbe work Carol and Mike, one of my favs ! love, xxo

  • Thanks, Anna . . . glad you like it. We had fun with it!

    – Carol and Mike Werner

  • Christina Brundage
    Christina Brun...about 2 years ago

    Haha! Love it! I once did a Schrodinger cat picture too. Great fun.

  • Thanks, Christina . . . in this one the cat wins . . . LOL

    – Carol and Mike Werner

  • SpinningAngel
    SpinningAngelabout 2 years ago

    Good on you Kitty!!! Fantastic thinking my friends – love it :-)

  • We had a lot of fun with this one, Angela . . . we always felt sorry for the poor cat . . .

    – Carol and Mike Werner

  • Bunny Clarke
    Bunny Clarkeabout 2 years ago

    I love this! Wonderful creation full of humor. :o)

  • Thanks for the great comment and the fave, Bunny . . . chalk up one for the cat . . . hehehe

    – Carol and Mike Werner

  • Irina Chuckowree
    Irina Chuckowreeabout 2 years ago

    lol! great stuff!
    made my day :)

  • Thanks, Irina . . . glad you got a chuckle out of it . . . we always felt a little sorry for the cat . . . LOL

    – Carol and Mike Werner

  • polly470
    polly470about 2 years ago

    This one had me yelling ’Yay for the cat"!!!

  • Great comment, Polly . . . we thought so too . . .

    – Carol and Mike Werner

  • Carol Knudsen
    Carol Knudsenabout 2 years ago

    lol…this made me smile!

  • Thanks, Carol . . . glad you like it. It was fun to do . . . we figured the cat should win this one . . .

    – Carol and Mike Werner

  • Pamela Phelps
    Pamela Phelpsabout 2 years ago

    This is great! How very creative!

  • Thanks for the great comment, Pamela . . .

    – Carol and Mike Werner

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