■ The “Schrödinger’s cat” and its answer.
Well, “シュレーディンガーのパラソル展 / Schrödinger’s Parasol Exhibition” was the fourth. There are people who want to do this kind of “Creative”, but it’s not as easy as it sounds, I suppose. Because in turn, there must be backfires. Usually really doing something new is displeased.
To tell the truth, it is troublesome. – “Creative”. I don’t think there is anyone who likes to do it. Well, at least I just happen to be doing this because I just happen to be. And while I am still struggling, there are people who say “It is a fraud”…
So I want to refute it here. On top of that, I would like to present a solution of the problem raised in the thought experiment called “Schrödinger’s Cat”.
- Metaphysical and Physical
- Quantum computers has been “Physically” made
- What is “superposition”?
- Will the Schrödinger’s cat be in the state of “Superposition”?
1. Metaphysical and Physical
Firstly I’d like to point out the problem underneath it is confusions in between “Metaphysical” and “Physical”.
Metaphysics is a word that we particularly picked up at the exhibition while it seems it sounds something fraud… So I would like you to rethink about how “Metaphysical” things respond to “Physical” things, which should be only a common sense.
First of all, when it comes to physics, there are dimensions, aren’t there? We live in the three-dimensional world, or the universe is four-dimensional when you put the time together, alike.
But did you know this explanation is actually for convenient?
This idea comes from classical physics. It’s been a hundred years since Einstein overturned it with the theory of relativity.
Only the light speed is universal. Time and space change comparatively.
These days, Black Hole whose existence was predicted with the theory is observed actually. – “Oh, it’s like a hole of donut” is happening now.
This means that time and space can be thought of as on the same plane. It is possible to think on the plane of E=mc∧2. From something like God’s point of view, we live in a universe on that plane, and that’s “Physical.”
On the other hand, “Metaphysical” things do not exist in “Physical” plane. It’s apart from the dimension at all, which cannot be helped because this is actually so.
So, what is this “Metaphysics”?
Metaphysics is the branch of philosophy that examines the fundamental nature of reality, including the relationship between mind and matter, between substance and attribute, and between potentiality and actuality.– wikipedia “Metaphysics”
It is a dimension composed of concepts and logic, not a definite physics, I shall refrain.
Although the circumference is not infinitely determined, the circle can be drawn, and the soccer ball rolls suddenly though the true ball does not come into contact with the ground.
Therefore, it is sometimes considered an empty theory.
However, as I mentioned earlier, the “Metaphysical” logic responds “Physical” plane like a mirror.
For example, Science is a discipline that observes the world of “Physical” plane and explores the law of “Metaphysics”. Technology is to reproduce materials with the laws that are found on Physics and make various things.
We, living in a physical plane, observe images of meta-surfaces in mirrors and use them to help our daily lives.
So what happens when you manipulate the “Metaphysical” logic?
For example, political rules apply to that. If Japanese Prime Minister Abe decides to set the consumption tax to 10% from October 2019, it is to be written in the law as such, Japan actually becomes a society with a consumption tax of 10%. The reason is that the law as “Metaphysical” logic is made to “respond” to the life as “Physical” plane with a certain compulsion.
Metaphysical and Physical things have in such a relationship.
Therefore if you want to create “Metaphysically, non-replicatable” like us, it’s important that your theory shows things are “Metaphysical”-logically impossible to replicate.
If it is possible to do so, even if there are various problems in physics, you could “respond” “non-replicatable” to the “Physical” plane to some extent. It will actually be realized and will be useful for daily life.
2. Quantum computers has been “Physically” made
Next, i’m going to talk about Schrödinger’s Cat.
This is a thought experiment that physicist Schrödinger thought about. So it’s about “Metaphysics”. A stupid boy like me knows well, but Ladies and Gentlemen do not know, nor even heard of it because it comes to me from Japanimation considerably.
Anyway, I hope you’ll take a closer look by googling it, but in short, what Schrödinger wanted to say is – “No, the cat shouldn’t be in the state of Superposition. he must be Dead or Alive!”
No matter how much the behavior of the quantum is only known in probability, it is not very nice the cat is under the state of “Superposition”. Will he on earth turn into a look like off-white?
Meanwhile, modern physical scientists declared that the quantum computer was “Physically” constructed by the time when we talk about such a thing. Oh, my God!
3. What is “superposition”?
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Schrödinger is a genius physicist who calculated Schrödinger equation. He found spatial position of quantum can not be expected like planets around the sun.
However, the situation changed when a grandson of the wise man who appeared there said – “It can be anywhere at the same time, it means “overlapping”, right? – Suddenly his fellow cat trapped in a box has become off-white wandering the boundary between life and death!
Schrödinger was forced to choose either helping his cat the amore or throwing away worthy equation. He was set standing in a predicament!
But just in time, the knight Everett of the mask appeared. He had a rosy sward of multi-world interpretation. With it, the cat can be divided into a living world line and a dead world line despite the drawback was the participation of a lot of frenzy… The stage became in chaos!
Nevertheless, in the meantime, being illuminated by the spotlights, the scientific armed group called Google and other bunch of gangs came up with quantum computers that put the Superposition into practical use. They must be absolutely strong…
Well, don’t worry. It’s just a modification of the Past.
The summarize is that; “Metaphysically” Life shouldn’t be in the state of Superposition, but “Physically” the Superposition has been put into practical use. Does that mean the cat should turn into off-white?
So, we would like to think about the Superposition again.
How about watching Youtube video, the Hamamatsu Photonics’ “Young’s Interference Experiment by A Single Photon” (1982), which was quoted in the exhibition. It is beautifully visualized, showing photon, supposed to be in the state of the particle, makes the interference fringe which is the nature of the wave.
Interference fringes often appear in my photos as well.
Why is this? I think.
Here, we would like to recall the above-mentioned Einstein’s E=mc^2 “Physical” plane. Time and space can be considered as the same. It comes to me that they are based on the similar law. We’re just misled with our perspective.
Particles and waves are actually the same physical phenomenon, and we only perceive it is different.
For example, the state of “Superposition” can be said to be something like “failure” and “success”. Since each state seems to be completely different, “failure” and “success” are considered separately, but the truth is what is actually happening is happening. It’s Que Sera, Sera.
Successful career sometimes turns out to be the source of fatal failure later on. Then you failed, but things unexpectedly lead to success again. Fortune and misfortune are intertwined. It’s the cosmic string theory.
4. Will the Schrödinger’s cat be in the state of “Superposition”?
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Quantum “superposition” is rumored to have already been put to practical use by the scientific armed group called Google and other bunch of gangs. Itsuki thought that difference between particle and wave is only seen in appearance though both of them are essentially the same. It was assumed that the distinction of “failure and success” exemplifies such state.
So this guess may be just a guess, but I would like to proceed the story with this hypothesis because the biggest problem lies in the state of life and death of a cat trapped in a box.
Conclusion first. I think it will not be in the state of “Superposition”.
For example, consider “failure and success” at the exhibition.
My expectation is,
Possibilities 1. No one came, no sales.
Possibilities 2. I was glad at getting one sold.
Possibilities 3. The manager was arrested for innocent charges and all his works were seized.
I think it is one of them. So failure means “no one came, no sales”. Success means “I was glad at getting one sold”. This is how you can define it. In binary computers, it’s 0 or 1.
But in fact, the result will be more gradient. Quantum computer could put the gradation condition into the calculation, such as;
There were quite a few people coming, but made no sales,
or got one sold however the buyer was a person of the anti-social force.
Nevertheless, this “failure and success” layer is the same from the point of view that the exhibition is being carried out safely. Because it is “superposition”, it should not be really a problem in either state. Even if I “fail”, I only have to examine it and continue to the next.
Possibilities 3. The manager was arrested for innocent charges and all his works were seized.
When this happens, it must not be only “failure” of “failure and success”. It can cause trouble for people around us, and there will be doubt sway in the continuation of the project.
In other words, this is not just a “success/failure” but catastrophe that leads to the choice of “life/death”. Life/Death has a response to success/failure, but in reality it is different in dimension from that layer.
Such a situation is similar to the relationship between Metaphysical and Physical, which we mentioned at the beginning.
In addition, if we observe it a little more, in the dimension that determines this “life/death”, “selective decision” plays the same role as the logic in Metaphysical terms, It seems.
Even if it is called “decision”, eventually the “selective decision” can be made by anyone or anything. For example, it may be the police as a third party, it may be a person around us, or it may be me that make the decision. Even if I choose to live, a third party may choose death, then it becomes dominant, and death is responded on the physical plane. On the contrary, even if a third party chooses death, the choice of me is “live” becomes dominant, and it might respond as a life on the physical.
If you postulate the existence of a dimension of such “selective decision”, and it is corresponding to the physical plane and intersects, the life and death of the cat becomes a problem of the dimension different from the state of the radium which was put into the box in the thought experiment of the case.
Micro and macro results in different results, Metaphysical thought experiments do not have in any Physical response, and cats do not have to turn into off-white.
It is a world in which we are not a virtual being that is obscure, even life and death, but a world that has the will to “live” by our own power throughout our lives, or that we are made “alive” by someone or something.
… This is my hypothesis (so it’s Metaphysical).
However, the mysterious force that works when transferring from quantum to macro has already been observed in Physics, and it is a so-called “Symmetry violation”. You can expect that perhaps the origin of Life is there.
So, this chapter is the content that summarizes Twitter.
If you visited the exhibition, you might have thought that there were strange works on display, and that I suddenly started to say strange things on Twitter, but in fact, there was a theme of “individuality and emergent properties” on the basis. I want to describe a little explanation later on.
By the way, there seems to have been news that research is actually progressing about the relationship between the origin of life and the “Symmetry violation”. I think that unified theory that combines micro and macro physics could find from the ahead of that.