In the media

Popular Science publications

My article for The Conversation on the reality of the quantum state attracted more than 50,000 readers and was republished by 8 internet media outlets, including IFLScience, which counts millions of followers on social media.

Eric Cavalcanti, Schrödinger’s cat gets a reality check, The Conversation, 12 Feb 2015 [50k reads, 8 republications]. 

Eric Cavalcanti, Quantum Subversives, American Scientist 99 (6), 500 (2011).


Media coverage

My work has been covered in a wide range of media outlets, including Nature, The New York Times, New Scientist,, Ars Technica, The Register, and VICE Motherboard.

Nature News Feature: Quantum Physics: What is Really Real?

The New York Times:  “The Reality of Quantum Weirdness”

New Scientist: “Wave function gets real in quantum experiment”

The Register: “They’ve finally solved it: Schrödinger’s cat is both ALIVE AND DEAD”

VICE Motherboard: “New Measurements Show that the Unrealest Part of Quantum Physics Is Very Real” “Researchers describe the wavefunction of Schroedinger’s cat

Ars Technica: “Quantum state may be a real thing” (#3 most “digged” story on

IFL Science: “Schrödinger’s Cat Gets A Reality Check” (Bulgaria) (Russia) (Austria)

Winener Zeitung (Austria) (Austria)


Interviewed for:

New Scientist: Quantum, without the weirdness