teleportation

Why Teleportation Could Be Far Slower Than Walking

by Elizabeth Howell July 31, 2013

It always looked so easy in the Star Trek episodes. “Two to beam up,” Captain James T. Kirk would say from the planet’s surface. A few seconds later, the officers would materialize on the Enterprise — often missing a few red-shirts that went down with them. A new analysis says the teleportation process wouldn’t take a few […]

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Don’t Tell Bones: Are We One Step Closer to “Beaming Up?”

by Jason Major January 23, 2013

It’s a crazy way to travel, spreading a man’s molecules all over the Universe… While we’re still a very long way off from instantly transporting from ship to planet à la Star Trek, scientists are still relentlessly working on the type of quantum technologies that could one day make this sci-fi staple a possibility. Just […]

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