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July 13, 2018

Pickle juice is capable of quantum tunneling

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You won't find this shattering news in Physical Letters and the usual physics journals.

No, it's an exclusive, brought to you by my Crack Research Team©®, which clearly is capable of far more than not being able to find information I need on the internet.

Here's a summary of their discovery, which I will expand into a formal paper suitable for publication in the not that near future.

• I buy a jar of dill pickles, take a few out, close the top, thoroughly rinse the jar under the kitchen faucet, then place the jar on a shelf in the refrigerator which has previously been wiped down so that it is clean, dry, and free of any previous occupants' residue.

• The next day, I remove the jar from the fridge, and note a ring of moisture under it.

• I place the jar on my kitchen counter for a few seconds, then lift if off the counter.

• There is a ring of moisture on the counter.

• I bend down and smell, then lick the liquid: it's pickle juice.

• Conclusion: the pickle juice has tunneled through the glass bottom of the jar; no other explanation holds brine.

Below, a nice primer on tunneling on the quantum scale; the effect is the functional basis of every solid state electronic device on the planet.

Remember what Richard Feynman said: "No one really understands quantum mechanics."

July 13, 2018 at 10:01 AM | Permalink


Comments

I would strongly caution against licking things off the kitchen counter.
Just sayin'.
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Posted by: Flautist | Jul 13, 2018 8:12:51 PM

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