Major breakthrough: Scientists teleport particle into space

For the first time ever, scientists have teleported something into space.

Chinese scientists from the University of Science and Technology of China sent a photon up away from earth.

It's further than something like that has been sent before.

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According to the scientists' published paper, it happens through teleportation using quantum entanglement.

That means it transfers the information about a photon to another point in space.

Meaning, it replicates it without actually transporting it.

This isn't just exciting because it's a breakthrough, but because it could mean big things for future technological developments.

Such as a quantum internet that connects different parts of the world at seemingly impossible speeds.