SV: Capacity of the brain

Bill Todd billtodd at foo.mv.com
Fri Oct 22 15:24:45 EST 1999


Whoops - looks like I wasn't gedunken...

Been a while since I last used that construct.

Danke, anyway.

- bill

Bill Todd <billtodd at foo.mv.com> wrote in message
news:7uqd4g$beu$1 at pyrite.mv.net...
> Is this simply the old Einstein-Podolsky[sp?]-Rosen gedanken experiment
> brought to life?  If so, does it have any relationship to phase velocity
in
> quantum tunneling?
>
> - bill
>
> Erik Max Francis <max at alcyone.com> wrote in message
> news:3810B055.3A602B36 at alcyone.com...
> > Ignatios Souvatzis wrote:
> >
> > > 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.
> >
> > You could be talking about one of two things, here.  Either you're
> > talking about the work of Guenter Nimtz -- who genuinely claims to have
> > actually sent information faster than light, although the results of his
> > work are in dispute and have not been reproduced in other experiments --
> > or plain old quantum tunnelling, where you can talk about "phase
> > velocity" being greater than c, but what counts for transmitting
> > information is group velocity, which is always less than c.
> >
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