Homeschooling Quantum Teleportation

While teaching my future 6th grader about how quantum tunneling enables positively-charged hydrogen nucleii to overcome like-charge repulsion so that nuclear fusion may occur in the Sun, my student first made a joke about the hydrogen nucleii teleporting. I replied that quantum teleportation is a very real thing, but that it would be a lesson for another day. It’s also not what anyone would expect it to be.

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