A hypothetical experiment in which a cat kept in a closed box can be alive and dead at the same time – as long as nobody lifts the lid to take a look.
SHORTLISTED | Quantum Shorts 2012
What does it mean to exist in a superposition of states? Does quantum fuzziness spill over to our macroscopic domain? Is experienced reality inherently probabilistic or does the universe split in two every time we make a choice? An experimental study.
Harry Lagoussis is a filmmaker and cartoonist based in Athens, Greece. He has been a science geek ever since he read Stephen Hawking's A Brief History of Time as a teenager. This film was inspired by quantum weirdness, silent-era comedy films, consumer-video aesthetics and his cat allergy. You can find out more about his work at www.harrylagoussis.gr.