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Will this information broadcast machine work?

On the Earth Professor Strange has set up a very powerful laser mounted on computerized motor. As shown in the attached diagram, the laser is used to transmit information from Earth to planet X and planet Y which are 2 light years away from each other.

The laser is used to relay message from Earth to both the planets by rotating base, rate of rotation and angle. Based on delays between two photons received at respective planets' sensors the message is decoded.

Will this information broadcasting machine work as intended?

Note by Vikram Pandya
8 months, 2 weeks ago

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I didn't see this note until just now. I didn't know you were still contributing to Brilliant.

Give me more time to think about it.

Michael Mendrin - 6 months, 2 weeks ago

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This setup looks interesting. It is not clear to me how the information is being transmitted and decoded. Could you please elaborate on it? On which planet is the person who is measuring the delay?

Is this setup related to the concept that a laser spot can move faster than light?

Pranshu Gaba - 8 months, 1 week ago

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"On which planet is the person who is measuring the delay?" Message is being transmitted from Earth and received at both Lab on planet x & y. Decoding is based on simple mechanism where based on 2 different but predetermined length of delay period (between receiving photons) either dot or line is registered and message is decoded. "Is this setup related to the concept that a laser spot can move faster than light?" Yes.

Vikram Pandya - 7 months ago

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