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Is there any way of seeing quantum physics phenomena in real life without the use of complicated machinery?

There are lots of examples, but perhaps the most dramatic might be written across the night sky. The fact that galaxies and stars and planets have condensed together is a consequence of quantum effects. Without quantum effects, the uniform smear of matter that was the universe would have stayed uniform, and the celestial space-scape would not be!

Burr Zimmerman

Your cell phone, computer, television set is packed with components that "see" quantum physics effects. You need to clarify what you mean by "seeing" a quantum phenomenon. These have become so common that they are taken for granted. Yours is an interesting suggestion, but it needs some refinancing to answer properly.

Vince Calder

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