'Quantum Cheshire Cat' becomes reality
Scientists have for the first time separated a particle from one of its physical properties - creating a “quantum Cheshire Cat”.
The phenomenon is named after the curious feline in Alice in Wonderland, who vanishes leaving only its grin.
Researchers took a beam of neutrons and separated them from their magnetic moment, like passengers and their baggage at airport security.
They describe their feat in Nature Communications.
The Olivier Theatre.
Designing for this theatre would be unbelievable. With the combination of its “drum revolve” and the unique fly system made up of individual point hoists, the design possibilities seem endless. If only…
I was there yesterday for a backstage tour. Such incredible spaces; I can’t believe they weren’t used until 8 years after it was built!