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“‘We think they are using quantum mechanics to navigate,’ said Daniel Kattnig, a researcher in the chemistry department at Oxford University. Kattnig works in a lab that studies radical pairs — a phenomenon in which atoms acquire extra electrons that are ‘entangled’ with one another, each affecting the other’s motion even though they’re separated by space…”

Why don’t birds get lost? They may have mastered quantum mechanics. – The Washington Post

 

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~ by theobservereffect on December 7, 2016.

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