What Is ‘Spooky Action’ aka Quantum Entanglement?

Einstein was basically jesting when he called quantum entanglement “spooky action at a distance.” The idea that two entangled particles could immediately influence each other across great distances seemed to contravene special relativity—as well as common sense. But “spooky action” is quite real—though it does highlight some of the ways that our current understanding of the quantum world falls short, as World Science Festival co-founder and Columbia physicist Brian Greene explains.

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Muhammad Nadeem Siddiqui
Muhammad Nadeem Siddiqui

Is time acted as ' intangible Medium' like material medium (air, cables, etc) to transfer data or information. For example we can transfer data or information by coding and decoding method. Let SMS = I m ok code is 2 sec. We can decode 2 sec as I m ok. etc . The postulate is true when gravity [g = 9.8 m/s2]: By Muhammad Nadeem Siddiqui Siddiqui

Heath Schur
Heath Schur

Entanglement does not send data. The info already is embedded at the point of entanglement. Whenever you grab info in timespace about one particle, the other particle is the opposite in that moment. When you roll a die you know if a 6 comes up on one side you know a 1 is on the bottom. Not quicker than light communication, just they entangle with different opposite spins embedded in their probability waves. No spooky action at a distance. Einstein was right. His metaphor with the left and right glove was correct

Silver Mark James
Silver Mark James

I wonder how long it would be until someone thinks what if we could make other things have entanglement like ships or air craft break away from particles n try bigger things... just saying that's what I've been thinking for years

Andrew Davis
Andrew Davis

The flat brane universe model! (Ekpyrotic)