Originally posted by UK Wizard
Without opening the box and presuming we can't see inside the box with any other means how are we to determine whether the cat is alive or dead before the opening of the box at the allotted hour?
For me this puzzle is more about Time. The lesson i get out of this puzzle is that, sometimes you just have to wait for time to give you the answers to your questions. And that some things are only observable within specific times, or at specific times. I hope that makes sense...umm at this time, hehe. Is this the same with quantum physics?