Saturday, 9 February 2013

Quantum Entanglement Experimentation Pursued

Researchers Explore Quantum Entanglement

Feb. 7, 2013 — Albert Einstein called quantum entanglement -- two particles in different locations, even on other sides of the universe, influencing each other -- "spooky action at a distance."

 
1921 photograph of noted physicist Albert Einstein. Dr. Einstein famously described quantum entanglement as "spooky action at a distance." (Photo Source: Wikipedia.org )

Einstein made the comment while criticizing quantum mechanics as incomplete -- the phenomenon of quantum entanglement seems to be at odds with Einstein's theory of relativity.

Christoph Simon, with the Department of Physics and Astronomy in the Faculty of Science at the University of Calgary, and his colleague, Boris Braverman from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have shown this spooky action at a distance in research published February 8 in Physical Review Letters. The paper proposes a way in which the effect can be shown experimentally.

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Sources: University of Calgary, American Association for the Advancement of Science, ScienceDaily.com .

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