Sunday, June 10, 2007

Science is one step closer to StarTrek teleportation

When they can teleport me into and out of a bank vault in the middle of the night, I'll be impressed ;->

NZ Herald
[...]A team of physicists have teleported data 143km from the Canary Island of La Palma to the neighbouring island of Tenerife, which is 10 times further than the previous attempt at teleportation through free space.

The scientists did it by exploiting the "spooky" and virtually unfathomable field of quantum entanglement - when the state of matter rather than the matter itself is sent from one place to another[...]

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