Teleportation

Teleportation

The Impossible Leap

Book - 2005
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An authoritative, entertaining examination of the ultimate thrill ride
Until recently the stuff of sci-fi fiction and Star Trek reruns, teleportation has become a reality-for subatomic particles at least. In this eye-opening book, science author David Darling follows the remarkable evolution of teleportation, visiting the key labs that have cradled this cutting-edge science and relating the all-too-human stories behind its birth. He ties in the fast emerging fields of cryptography and quantum computing, tackles some thorny philosophical questions (for instance, can a soul be teleported?), and asks when and how humans may be able to ""beam up.""
Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, c2005
ISBN: 9780471470953
0471470953
Branch Call Number: 133.8 D22t
Characteristics: ix, 278 p. ; 23 cm

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