Everyday Quantum Phenomenon
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!
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.
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Update: June 2012