What?! Teleportation does exist?

Friday, January 23, 2009

Scientists have teleported information between two atoms. All it took was zapping them for a few picseconds with laser pulses while they were trapped in a vacuum that was surrounded by metal electrodes and an invisible cage of electromagnetic fields. Sound wacky? Well, it is quantum mechanics. Before you start singing, "Beam me up, Scotty," listen to The Takeaway's favorite physicist Brian Greene talk teleportation.

Guests:

Brian Greene

Contributors:

Molly Webster

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