Monday, April 22, 2013

Science Or Science Fiction? Faster Than Light Communication...

...albeit between two quantum entangled particles, the following has been proven:

"The results from the new experiment confirm one of the wildest predictions of quantum mechanics: that a pair of "entangled" particles, once measured, can somehow instantly communicate with each other so that their states always match."

No matter how far apart?  How about 310 miles apart?  The implications are amazing.  So if we can ever travel great distances faster than the speed of light, can this phenomenon be used somehow to communicate instantaneously across great distances?

Friday, April 19, 2013

Speaking of Star Wars...

Patton Oswalt did a great, hilarious improvised bit that was Star Wars/Marvel-centric to say the least on Parks & Recreation: