SV: Capacity of the brain

Patrik Bagge pab at neramd.no
Fri Oct 22 06:05:34 EST 1999


>>>Yes. The point of the experiment was to demonstrate that there was no
other
>>>channel through which the information could have travelled, so very short
>>>measurements were used such that (speed of light times time interval) was
>>>much smaller than the distance.
>>
>>
>> so,could i interpret this experiment to have "communicated" polarization
>> at a speed grater than light?
>
>If I remember the report correctly, they used 1.3 microsecond time
intervals.
>So the minimum speed needed to transmit the correlation is something like
>11 km / 1.3 microsocnds, or, err... some 28 times the speed of light.
>
>However, speed as you know it not very meaningful in Quantum Physics.


I know many things, but this i do not, obviously, if i knew,
i would not have asked.
anyway,
Meaningless seems to be a key word in quantum physics.

> * Progress (n.): The process through which Usenet has evolved from
>   smart people in front of dumb terminals to dumb people in front of
>   smart terminals.  -- obs at burnout.demon.co.uk (obscurity)

dumb people evolve to smart people by asking question
smart people evolve to dumb people by only having answers






More information about the Neur-sci mailing list