The World of Macroscopic Quantum Physics

(Linz, August 9, 2011) A foretaste of this year’s Ars Electronica Festival—theme: “ORIGIN – How It All Begins”—is in store for visitors to the Ars Electronica Center Linz this coming Thursday evening. In Deep Space, where eight 1080p Barco Galaxy projectors cover the venue’s floor and walls with breathtaking high-definition images in jumbo 16×9-meter format, Dr. Simon Gröblacher of California Institute of Technology will offer insights into the world of quantum physics. This discipline deals with the behavior of and interrelationships among the tiniest particles of matter. The Big Question among its practitioners: why have quantum effects only been observable on the part of minutely small objects up to now? Read more


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