A Physicist and His Gambling Device (IMAGE) Washington University in St. Louis Caption Physicist Kater Murch in his lab with the dilution freezer for the superconducting qubit he uses to explore quantum space. His latest experiments show that in the quantum world, the future affects the past. Hindsight and foresight together more accurately 'predict' a quantum system's state than foresight alone. Credit Joe Angeles/WUSTL Photos Usage Restrictions None License Licensed content Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.