This is one of the universal constants of nature, and relates the energy of a single quantum of radiation to its frequency. It is central to quantum theory and appears in many important formulae, including the Schrödinger Equation.

Of the Quantum Shorts 2021/22 flash fiction shortlist, shortlisting judge Floor van Riggelen at QuTech, a physicist, said, “I have encountered so many amazingly creative ideas in the stories. It is refreshing to think about quantum mechanical phenomena in new ways.” Enjoy exploring. Imaginary worlds are waiting for you.