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It was, however, a belated celebration: Teleportation has been around as a serious theory for 25 years and has been a reality in the lab for On the other hand, one might argue the celebration was premature. If one defines teleportation as the transfer of an object from one place to another without crossing intervening space what Scotty does when Jim Kirk is in trouble , then what the Chinese performed was not teleportation. The object, a photon, was not transferred, but information about the object—its quantum footprint, so to speak—was.
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While Star Trek fans might be disappointed, scientists, technology companies, and the intelligence community are thrilled.
An action performed on the first particle instantaneously affects its partner particle, regardless of the distance between them in space or, as Einstein taught us to say, spacetime.
Oxford Mathematics 2nd Year Student Lecture - Quantum Theory
Entanglement is weird, and though scientists have come to accept and exploit it, they do not pretend to understand it. There is a connectedness in the universe that defies explanation.
A change in a subatomic particle on this side of the galaxy will instantaneously make a difference in an entangled particle on the other side. This is not science fiction. It is science fact. Subatomic particles are not the only things that are entangled in our universe. So are we. We are entangled with one another and even with creation—something we are only now discovering but which Paul asserted to be true in Romans 8.
God designed humanity this way from the beginning. It is part of what makes us great. We are entangled with people we do not know, from places we have never been, at times we have not existed, in the deep past and in the unknown future.
The entire human race can be conceived as one large, interconnected thing, stretching across space and time. If we could see what God sees when he looks at humanity, we would not only see a hundred billion or so disconnected individuals but a human race that is more like a massive body with a hundred billion parts. In both cases, the theories are useful without being complete.
This is one reason an analogy like this—and it is only an analogy, not a source of evidence—is helpful. It reminds us that theories can be useful, even when we know them to be incomplete. Because of the God-designed capacity for human entanglement, the choices of two men—the two Adams—has affected all humanity.
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The first Adam tripped and we fell. The second Adam died and we live. He trips, and I fall?
How is that fair? Clearly, it is not. For if the many died by the trespass of the one man, how much more did God's grace and the gift that came by the grace of the one man, Jesus Christ, overflow to the many! This analogy, like all analogies, has its limits.
Quantum entanglement is, according to Isaac, fleeting and hard to sustain. In contrast, Adam entanglement is stable and, as we inevitably discover, hard to break.
But entanglement with Christ is eternal and provides a stronger bond than the forces of nature can establish. Whatever wonders quantum entanglement brings will not compare to the eternal weight of that glory. He writes a syndicated column for Gatehouse Media and blogs at shaynelooper.
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