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Old 04-13-2016, 05:40 PM
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Originally Posted by Senegoid View Post
One reads articles from time to time discussing breakthrough in teleportation. Like, it's been possible to teleport one attribute of some fundamental particle's quantum state over to another particle. Hey, that's progress! Beam that electron's spin over to me, Scotty!
In a very narrow sense one could claim that it's also been done with macroscopic objects, but still, you're quite correct. The example cited merely shows the quantum teleportation of the spin wave state of a macroscopic collection of 100 million rubidium atoms, not the atoms themselves. Still, hope springs eternal in the bosoms of devoted Trekkies!