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Tripanes t1_jeg2g66 wrote

Oh good, quantum stuff gets even more weird


kindle139 t1_jeg4c9s wrote

(paraphrasing Sean Carroll from memory here)

As I understand it, even though the action is instantaneous over distance due to entanglement, because neither party can communicate this to the other, information isn’t traveling faster than the speed of light.


DaddyIsAFireman t1_jegawdb wrote

Then how did he explain it as one of the particles can be many light years away and know the Planck time moment it's mated pair changes.?


kindle139 t1_jegjh8r wrote

I don’t know, I think he might say something like if you look at the equations then you can see that distance is not a relevant factor.


DaddyIsAFireman t1_jegagll wrote

That's why Einstein hated the idea so much, it broke one of his fundamental laws.