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Wednesday, 30 September 2020 22:18

EINSTEIN ON "SPOOKY ACTIONS AT A DISTANCE"

Illustration from Agricola’s treatment on mining titled De Re Metallica

 

Ultimately, Einstein’s quote “spooky action at a distance” appears in every single popularization article discussing quantum entanglement. This phrase is always recalled in a context highlighting how strange quantum entanglement is and often appears to suggest that Einstein did not accept the phenomenon due to its spooky nature as if he were not enough open-minded to consider such phenomena. Let us see why that was not exactly the case.

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