At the very edge of human perception lies our eyes’ ability to perceive a single photon of light. Physicists believe this amazing feat could be a catalyst to illuminate some of our universe’s biggest mysteries. What is the universe made of? Why are we here? One popular theory that addresses both of these questions is called quantum mechanics. It insists the universe operates on a basis of uncertainty that relies on observation and measurement to determine reality. It then follows that, if the universe is made up of those phenomena that are uncertain, and those that can measure them, humans would…

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