The Secular Jurist

Few things in science get crazier than quantum mechanics, with related theories sometimes sounding more like paranormal activity than physics. So when such theories gain experimental proof it’s a big day for physicists.

Quantum entanglement is a curious phenomenon that occurs when two particles remain connected, even over large distances, in such a way that actions performed on one particle have an effect on the other. For instance, one particle might be spun in a clockwise direction. The result on the second particle would be an equal anti-clockwise spin.

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Commentary by The Secular Jurist:  The ramifications of this development staggers the imagination, for it challenges the normal human perception of a three-dimensional universe.  The great distances which we see as insurmountable to interstellar space travel might simply be a barrier created by our own ignorance.  Although this research into quantum entanglement…

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