Skip to comments.As if Quantum Teleportation Weren't Spooky Enough, Physicists Propose 'Time Teleportation'
Posted on 01/18/2011 12:20:07 PM PST by Nachum
As if the idea ideas of quantum entanglement and time travel werent difficult enough to wrap ones head around separately, two physicists at the Universtiy of Queensland in Australia have further compounded the headache by merging the two ideas via a new kind of quantum entanglement that links particles not across space, but across time.
Quantum entanglement is that spooky action (Einsteins words, not ours) that links two particles such that a measurement on one immediately influences the state of the other, even if the two particles are separated by miles, or even light years. Entanglement defies the intuitive way we understand the universe to work (as does most of quantum mechanics). The idea of time teleportation, as described by S. Jay Olson and Timothy Ralph, doesnt add clarity but it does introduce some interesting questions about the fundamentals of the universe.
In a sense, everyone and everything is time traveling, moving forward in time at a given rate. What Olson and Ralph propose is that its possible to take a shortcut into the future without being present in the interim. How? Tech Reviews KFC explains:
The idea is that a detector acts on a qubit and then generates a classical message describing how this particle can be detected. Then, at some point in the future, another detector at the same position in space, receives this message and carries out the required measurement, thereby reconstructing the qubit.
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Great! I can go back intime and witness the birth of Christ... the signing of the Declaration of Independence, or to see if an ex GF Dina was sleeping with that scum ex-con she claimed was ‘just a friend’.
August 8, 1965
Wow their chicken really is something! ;-)
Bells theorem proves non-locality.
But it is not just non-locality in terms of space, it is non-locality in terms of time also.
Before you get your hopes up...
If you decide to try to teleport to 1492, your head might get there.
But what if your liver decides to go to 1649??
You can’t say spooky any more. It’s racist. Denigrate is too.
This is both awesome and disturbing at the same time
So I still can't get home.
I'll not yet revise the lyrics to "Forever and All The Way Back".
Quantum bump for later.......
Been there, done that.
An excellent movie, btw.
Jobs with rose colored glasses...prob paid by the left too
Communications would be vastly improved if you could make this work. I'm sure AT&T or Verizon is working on it................Can you here me now?............
Is this ping list worthy?
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