Entanglement

"any measurement of a property of a particle can be seen as acting on that particle (e.g. by collapsing a number of superimposed states); and in the case of entangled particles, such action must be on the entangled system as a whole. It thus appears that one particle of an entangled pair "knows" what measurement has been …

Continue reading Entanglement

When Science Dreams

"I’VE ALWAYS WONDERED WHY my brain doesn’t simply rest at night, as my body does, but instead sets to work creating an artificial world that seems as real as waking life." The use of the phrase, "my brain," in Andrea Rock's book, The Mind at Night: The New Science of How and Why We Dream, beautifully …

Continue reading When Science Dreams