teleportation

Why Teleportation Could Be Far Slower Than Walking

by Elizabeth Howell July 31, 2013

Want to stay on top of all the space news? Follow @universetoday on Twitter 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 […]

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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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