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  • n. Plural form of superposition.

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  • As AI (quantum computing) researchers report that they are able to maintain superpositions of increasingly large conglomerations of atoms, it should soon be demonstrated that this quantum behavior can apply to molecules and even macromolecules (like protein and DNA) in certain vital environments (like cells).

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  • Rather than the ones and zeroes of digital computing, quantum computers deal in what are known as superpositions - states of matter that can be thought of as both one and zero at once.

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  • But following the counterintuitive laws of quantum mechanics, the scientists can also place these artificial atoms in "superpositions" of quantum states-both "off" and "on" at the same time.

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  • If one takes the orbit of the action of the space-time symmetry group upon an arbitrary vector, and if one then takes the set of all superpositions of the elements in that orbit (technically, if one takes the topological closure of the complex linear span of all the elements in the orbit), then one obtains the entire state space.

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  • Within the quantum ocean, superpositions reaching OR threshold result in conscious moments, like whitecaps, or ocean waves crashing on a beach.

    Deepak Chopra: Can Science Explain the Soul?

  • One seemingly crucial issue was decoherence, the assertion by critics that the brain was far too 'warm, wet and noisy' for delicate quantum superpositions.

    Deepak Chopra: Can Science Explain the Soul?

  • The Penrose notion of superpositions as Planck scale separations is very much like the multiple worlds hypothesis.

    Deepak Chopra: Can Science Explain the Soul?

  • But he lacked a good candidate for biological qubits in the brain, only suggesting the possibility of superpositions of neurons both firing and not firing.

    Deepak Chopra: Can Science Explain the Soul?

  • But isolated superpositions remain unexplained, as does the precise nature of quantum isolation.

    Deepak Chopra: Can Science Explain the Soul?

  • Decoherence theory suggests any interaction with a classical environment degrades quantum superpositions.

    Deepak Chopra: Can Science Explain the Soul?

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