Teleportation, a topic widely regarded as a science fiction fantasy, has recently posed some good ideas that scientists have discussed. Below is a somewhat accurate, theoretical explanation of this fantastic form of transport that I found interesting.
If you were NASA and wanted to teleport an atom to Mars from Earth, for example, how exactly would you go about doing this?
Well, quantum entanglement states that two 'deeply opposite' particles are connected based on being generated at the same quantum state, this meaning that information about each can be transferred between them. Therefore, in order for NASA to teleport that atom, they would need to find a deeply opposite particle match that is also on Mars, or an 'in-between' waypoint particle that is opposite to both the Earth atom and the one on Mars. Once a match on Mars has been identified, the same idea for quantum computing* can be used to transfer the information about our atom on Earth to the opposite on Mars. The Earth atom is instantly destroyed as the information is moved to that of the atom on Mars, all due to the conservation of information, and NASA has successfully teleported an atom...or have they? The problem I noticed here is related to the conservation of information. If the atom on Earth was destroyed when only information was transferred, doesn't that mean mass and information are now equivalent? I may be missing something, and would be pleased if anyone could find research I may have failed to include.
*(Later note to follow soon)