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Quantum Teleportation Experiments Hailed A Success
2014-06-02 04:50:22

A team of Dutch physicists has announced the successful transfer of the information contained in a quantum bit to a different quantum bit 3 meters away.

Beam Me Up Scotty: Physicists Calculate Energy Needed For Teleportation
2013-07-30 13:53:26

Physics students have determined what energy it would take in order for the fictional Star Trek character Scotty to beam up Captain Kirk.

2005-07-20 11:39:30

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Actor James Doohan, best known as Scotty, the feisty, Scottish-accented chief engineer on television's original "Star Trek" series, died on Wednesday at his home in Redmond, Washington, his manager said. He was 85.


Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.