Beam Me Up: Scientists Find a Way to Teleport Data

May 30, 2014 3:09 PM

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Teleporting people through space, like in the geek series "Star Trek," is a physical impossibility, but teleporting data is another matter. Scientists from the Netherlands showed for the first time that it's possible to reliably teleport information between two quantum bits separated by three meters (10 feet).

As described in the journal Science, this phenomenon could transport us to the next frontier of Star Trek-style teleportation.

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