Oct 1, 2001

It's a Trillion-atom triumph! Eugene Polzik and his associates at the University of Aarhus in Denmark have entangled millions upon millions of caesium atoms. What does this mean? Well, it doesn't mean Star Trek-style teleportation involving the wholesale deconstruction and reconstruction of humans, but it does mean that photons of light could be transmitted from one place to another without sending the photons across the intervening space. That is some serious instant messaging.

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