"However, due to entanglement, the information between entangled particles can be shared seemingly faster than the speed of light."

There is a fundamental principle that might have been overlooked here: locality. The laws of physics work on the principle of locality, meaning that only the immediate surrounding is affected.

On this topic, theoretical physicist Leonard Susskind writes in his book "Special Relativity and Classical Field Theory":

"Quantum mechanical entanglement is often referred to misleadingly as nonlocality. But entanglement is not the same as nonlocality. In our previous book, Quantum Mechanics, we explain this in great detail. Entanglement does not mean you can send signals instantaneously from one place to another. Locality is fundamental."



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Olivier Loose

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