In quantum physics, all particles are represented not as discrete objects, but as excitations of a field that result from a high energy state existing in the location of the particle within the field. As a result, it is inaccurate to think of subatomic particles as existing in locations. Instead it is better to think of these particles as a probability field. The excitation of the field (the particle) is more likely to be found where the energy level of the field is at its peak, but it also has a chance to exist anywhere around the energy peak. Because the trailing edges of an energy peak in a field approach but never reach zero, there is a minute chance that a particle will manifest itself in a position distant from the location of the peak energy. Through this process of probabilities, a subatomic particle can relocate itself in ways that seem impossible.

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