Physicists Teleport Quantum Bits Over Long Distance

Publication: National Geographic News   Date: January 29, 2003   View Article

Fans of the television and movie series Star Trek often lust after the technology that allows characters to step onto a transporter and be instantaneously whisked from one room on the U.S.S. Enterprise to another room, another planet, or another universe.

The technology is known as teleportation. It involves taking away the material properties of an object at one location and transferring the exact details of its configuration to another location where it is reconstructed.

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