## the Cat

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

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## the Cat

November 29, 2012 at 3:16 pm

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

## COLLAPSE

November 15, 2012 at 2:35 pm

Life and death in a quantum world. Bad boys’ physics. The Schrödinger’s cat thought experiment mapped onto a gangsta movie context. Played by Dag Kaszlikowski and Pawel Kurzynski, uncompromising physicists from the Centre for Quantum Technologies in Singapore (quantumlah.org).

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