Unless it is carefully isolated, a quantum system will “leak” information into its surroundings. This can destroy delicate states such as superposition and entanglement.
Read the latest Quantum Shorts flash fiction submissions here as they arrive. There will be a small space-time discontiuum as humans review the stories, so please be patient if you are waiting for your submission to appear. We also recommend dipping into our fiction archives, presenting the shortlists of four previous competitions.