PBS Space Time - 2016-08-17
Matt challenges you to use quantum physics to win the lottery. Are you up to the task? Previous Episode on Quantum Eraser https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8ORLN_KwAgs Get your own Space Time tshirt at http://bit.ly/1QlzoBi Tweet at us! @pbsspacetime Facebook: facebook.com/pbsspacetime Email us! pbsspacetime [at] gmail [dot] com Comment on Reddit: http://www.reddit.com/r/pbsspacetime Support us on Patreon! http://www.patreon.com/pbsspacetime Help translate our videos! http://www.youtube.com/timedtext_cs_panel?tab=2&c=UC7_gcs09iThXybpVgjHZ_7g The Quantum Eraser experiment seems to show that information can travel backwards in time. On today’s episode of Space Time, we are going to create a time-traveling communication device and use it to cheat on the lottery! Here's Your Challenge question: Why am I going to be sadly disappointed after turning on my invention? I do get a signal – nice work future me – and that signal DOES contain the interference patterns from my future choices with perfect fidelity. But for some reason I can’t read the numbers. What went wrong? Written and hosted by Matt O’Dowd Made by Kornhaber Brown (www.kornhaberbrown.com) Challenge Answers Submit your answers with full work to firstname.lastname@example.org for a chance to win a Space Time t-shirt. Make sure you use the subject title “Quantum Eraser Challenge question” to be in the running. Submit answers before August 24, 2016.