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Entanglement & Informania

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Posted by Rowanda on December 16, 2004 20:23:19 UTC

There's a big word that is bantered about by physicists but nobody really knows how it happens. The best explanation that I know of comes from string theory where the entangled particles in an EPR experiment are in contact via higher dimensions, which form a thread of compactified space from one particle to its partner: up and down, plus and minus, which divorce everytime one of them meets a stranger. Disentanglement is the ultimate informania.

wanda

Physicists are allowed to use words they really know nothing about: True in all of science. They are even allowed to make them up- like informania.

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