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Einstein's brilliant mistake: Entangled states - Chad Orzel

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When you think about Einstein and physics, E=mc^2 is probably the first thing that comes to mind. But one of his greatest contributions to the field actually came in the form of an odd philosophical footnote in a 1935 paper he co-wrote -- which ended up being wrong. Chad Orzel details Einstein's "EPR" paper and its insights on the strange phenomena of entangled states.

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  • Educator Chad Orzel
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  • Narrator Addison Anderson

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