This happens when quantum objects “borrow” energy in order to bypass an obstacle such as a gap in an electrical circuit. It is possible thanks to the uncertainty principle, and enables quantum particles to do things other particles can’t.
SHORTLISTED | Quantum Shorts 2012
Who killed Schroedinger’s cat?
Directed by Giannicola Scarpa – written by Cristina-Iulia Bucur and Giannicola Scarpa – with Harry Buhrman, Juan Martinez and Deniz Uğurlar