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What exactly in laymens terms is local corronation?

Asked by Randy (11165 points ) March 11th, 2008 from iPhone

I know it has something to do with time and space and its something between point “A” and point “B” but im just looking for an explaniation.

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bpeoples's avatar

Amazingly, when I search google all I find is this question =)

Are you thinking of “local correlation”?

Randy's avatar

Yeah, that’s it. Sorry about that. I realize its a google question, but I just don’t understand.

bpeoples's avatar

No worries, I have no idea what it is either, I couldn’t make heads or tails of any of the links I found =)

Evert's avatar

Old question, but heck, I can give idea if anyone is following this:
I would think, with points A and B, and the word local, of quantum mechanics, in particular Bell’s theorem (wikipedia). But understanding that, and worse, explaining it (clearly): that’s going to be hard. Let me just say that Einstein didn’t buy this particular effect of quantum mechanics.

Well, or you just wanted to know something else, more in the direction of (general) relativity.

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