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The message of the quantum

Nature volume 438, page 743 (08 December 2005) | Download Citation


Einstein challenged physics to describe “the real factual situation”. But an understanding of the very concepts that he criticized a century ago may provide the best clues yet about reality ‘out there’.

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  1. Anton Zeilinger is at the Institute for Experimental Physics, University of Vienna, Boltzmanngasse 5, A-1090 Vienna, Austria, and at the Institute for Quantum Optics and Quantum Information (IQOQI), Austrian Academy of Sciences, Boltzmanngasse 3, A-1090 Vienna, Austria.

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