An experiment hints at quantum entanglement inside protons

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Quantum entanglement has previously been probed on scales much larger than a proton. In experiments, entangled particles seem to instantaneously influence one another, sometimes even when separated by distances as large as thousands of kilometers (SN: 8/5/17, p. 14). Although scientists suspected that entanglement occurs within a proton, signs of that phenomenon hadn’t been experimentally demonstrated inside the particle, which is about a trillionth of a millimeter across.

‘The idea is, this is a quantum mechanical particle which, if you look inside it, ‘ it’s itself entangled,’ says theoretical physicist Piet Mulders of Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, who was not involved with the research.

Publisher: Science News
Date: 2019-05-17T11:18:12-04:00
Author: Emily Conover
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