Re: PHYS; Quantum Teleportation

Anders Sandberg (
12 Dec 1997 18:57:43 +0100

"Harry S. Hawk" <> writes:

> > An MRI scanner will change the quantum state of your brain and thus it will
> > change you, so will reading this post or being bitten by a mosquito.
> Dr. Chao is this correct?

Yes, it is correct. A MRI scan makes most of your hydrogen atom nuclei
align their spins, and then electromagnetic fields twist them around
so that they emit telltale radiation. Very elegant, and quite dramatic
on the quantum level.

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