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Clue: A Paradox in Quantum mechanics - Measured quantum particles do not satisfy mathematical probability theory.
Answer: Bell s theorem

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Clue: A Logical paradox - The day of the hanging will be a surprise, so it cannot happen at all, so it will be a surprise. The Bottle Imp paradox uses similar logic.
Answer: Unexpected hanging paradox

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Clue: An Astrophysical paradox - High-energy cosmic rays have been observed that seem to violate the Greisen-Zatsepin-Kuzmin limit, which is a consequence of special relativity.
Answer: The GZK paradox

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Clue: A Probability Paradox - Different common-sense definitions of randomness give quite different results.
Answer: Bertrand s paradox

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Clue: A Paradox in Quantum mechanics - Can far away events influence each other in quantum mechanics?
Answer: Einstein Podolsky Rosen paradox

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Clue: A Self-referential Paradox - "This sentence is false." This is the canonical self-referential paradox. Also "Is the answer to this question no?" And "I'm lying."
Answer: Liar paradox

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Clue: A Relativity Paradox - Black holes violate a commonly assumed tenet of science — that information cannot be destroyed.
Answer: Black hole information paradox

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Clue: A Probability Paradox - More information, but unchanged probability.
Answer: Three Prisoners problem

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Clue: A Paradox in Quantum mechanics - Two players who can not communicate accomplish tasks that seemingly require direct contact.
Answer: Quantum pseudo telepathy

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Clue: A Mathematical Paradox - Increasing the total number of seats might shrink one block's seats.
Answer: Alabama paradox

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Clue: A Relativity Paradox - a paradox in special relativity.
Answer: Mocanu s velocity composition paradox

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Clue: A Physical Paradox - What would happen if an unstoppable force hit an immovable object?
Answer: Irresistible force paradox

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