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Monday, July 15, 2019

The black-and-white photo above isn't much to look at. However, the ghostly, eye-like shapes illustrate a strange phenomenon that rattled Albert Einstein so much that he died disbelieving it could exist. The picture represents the first-ever photograph of quantum entanglement, or the "spooky" pairing of particles.




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Entanglement is cool.

It is one of the "how and why" things that I wish I could live long enough to see it understood and explained.

For now, all we can do is show it exists, not how it works.

#1 | Posted by LampLighter at 2019-07-15 01:15 PM | Reply

"Caution: May or may not contain live animal."

That's hilarious.

O day and night, but this is wondrous strange!

And therefore as a stranger give it welcome.
There are more things in heaven and earth, Horatio,
Than are dreamt of in your philosophy.

Hamlet Act 1, scene 5, 159–167

#2 | Posted by Corky at 2019-07-15 03:39 PM | Reply


#2 | Posted by Corky

'To be or not to be, that is the question.'

I never realized Hamlet discovered quantum entanglement, but it all makes sense now.

#3 | Posted by kudzu at 2019-07-16 08:52 AM | Reply | Funny: 1

"It's got to go".

- Life, the Universe, and Everything

#4 | Posted by HeliumRat at 2019-07-16 01:14 PM | Reply

I think these particles aren't really separated at all - it just looks like that from our perspective.

In fact, we are probably all one (which makes all sex ------------).

#5 | Posted by HeliumRat at 2019-07-16 01:35 PM | Reply

The universe has to be a hall of mirrors.

#6 | Posted by HeliumRat at 2019-07-16 01:36 PM | Reply

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