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2016-01-12 17:05:52 Post No. 7778814
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I've read about quantum nonlocality and a little on Bell's Theorem, but there's something I don't quite understand.
So let's say two entangled particles are created and moved to either side of the universe. The idea is that you look at one and you immediately know the state of the other, and information about the other particle has travelled to you instantaneously.
Couldn't that just mean that the state of a particle contains more information that just that state? E.g. say you measure the state of one of the particles as being spin up. You could say that you instantaneously know the state of the other particle, but could it actually be that the state of the particle just tells you both things? If it's state up, the other just has to be down - you don't need instantaneous data transfer.
I'm guessing I'm mistaken somewhere here otherwise this would have been picked up some time ago.