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Originally posted by delasur13
Sounds really Nice maybe one day we will have teleportation stations instead of airports! How cool is that
Originally posted by MoonMine
Originally posted by Shadow_Lord
Subject line is misleading. They did not transport matter at all, just the information state. Fox should check their facts before printing something. /sigh
The real question is: What is matter?
Isn't all matter made up of billions of atoms, and does not each atom has a certain state and relation?
If you could duplicate or clone a quantum state of an atom, you would not be able to tell the difference between the original atom and the atom with the new properties, hence...
As I said, it would be interesting to see what happens to matter Y if you change the quantum state of all its atoms matching matter X. I suspect you will not be able to tell the difference between the two pieces of matter.
Cloning matter basically. If you then destroy the original you have in essence transported the matter from X to Y.
Edit to add:
Teleportation vs. other communications
What distinguishes this outcome as teleportation, rather than any other form of communication, is that no information pertaining to the original memory actually passes between ion A and ion B.
Instead, the information disappears when ion A is measured and reappears when the microwave pulse is applied to ion B.
[edit on 28-1-2009 by MoonMine]
Originally posted by wheresthetruth
Quantum processing combined with holographic storage and teleportation of information equates to one of the biggest leaps in technology in the history of technology.
WOW. I want one.
I love it! Perfect 90% accuracy in teleportation. American Airlines has the same reliability with my luggage.