In The Age of Entanglement, Louisa Gilder brings to life one
of the pivotal debates in twentieth century physics. In 1935,
Albert Einstein famously showed that, according to the quantum
theory, separated particles could act as if intimately connected–a
phenomenon which he derisively described as “spooky action at a
distance.” In that same year, Erwin Schrödinger christened this
correlation “entanglement.” Yet its existence was mostly... more...