This is one of those I did warn you about taking the spin analogy too classical and too far laugh

Ready for this because it's a bit hard to work in a classical sense

http://phys.org/news/2013-04-success-nuclear-quantum-closer.html

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They can rotate both clockwise and counterclockwise (equivalent to 1 and 0), and in both directions simultaneously (a mix of 1 and 0) something that is completely unthinkable in the traditional, "classical" world.


You can't take the classical spin too serious it's a simplification smile

So you need to put in option 4 with it spinning both ways simultaneously laugh

Yes it's sort of hard to imagine but it does it and it is testable, only when you measure it will it take on a definite value ... that observation thing again smile

I am sorry you can only bring QM into classical world to a simplistic and sometimes erroneous level.


Edited by Orac (11/11/13 06:05 PM)
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