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illustration of wormhole connecting back holes

Scientists are exploring the possibility that a pair of black holes in space could be connected by a wormhole, a spacetime tunnel that might be related to the mystery of quantum entanglement.

electrons illustration

TIME OUT  Electrons can escape their atoms, even if the particles don’t have enough energy to do so, through quantum tunneling. But such tunneling takes time, a new study suggests.

Tibetan ground station

BEAM ME UP, SCOTTY  China’s quantum satellite has met two more milestones, performing quantum teleportation and transmitting quantum encryption keys through space. Scientists teleported the properties of photons, or particles of light, from a ground station in Tibet (shown in this composite photo) to the satellite.

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