Scientists Prove That Contrary To Einstein's Belief, Quantum 'Spooky Action' Is Real

By R. Siva Kumar - 23 Oct '15 09:02AM

Einstein's theory of quantum entanglement has been dismissed by Dutch scientists. They prove that the "spooky" effect is real and by simply looking at one particle you can "instantly change another far-away object" reports HNGN.

Scientists at the Delft University of Technology undertook an experiment showing that two electrons at separate locations, set 1.3 km apart on campus can immediately affect each other. Experiments had earlier questioned whether this, as suggested by the quantum theory, was really existent. But now the study has covered the gaps.

Calling the phenomenon as "spooky action at a distance" in 1935, Einstein said it would be false, and undiscovered properties of particles can explain this curious behaviour.

Scientists conducted the experiment with "entangled electrons held in tiny diamond traps, 0.8 miles apart, on opposite sides of the campus" at Delft University, so that they could not communicate, even "secretly".

Still, "electrons have a magnetic property known as "spin" that can be pointing either up or down. The occurrence is observed in the same way as a spinning or flipping coin that could land on either side," according to the Daily Mail.

Einstein was said to be uncertain and "unhappy" with the uncertainty of the quantum theory and said that it was like God playing dice.

But this experiment, conducted by a group led by Ronald Hanson, a physicist at the Dutch university's Kavli Institute of Nanoscience, and scientists from Spain and England, shows that the "most fundamental claims of the theory of quantum mechanics is about the existence of an odd world formed by a fabric of subatomic particles, in which matter does not take form till it is observed and time runs backward as well as forward," according to The New York Times.

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