Quantum Reality: Light As An Object

This is may not seem appropriate fodder for this blog, but I can’t think of anything more transreal than news of what’s being reported by the New York Times (Link – registration probably required). Here’s a clip from the relatively short article which hopefully is enough to get you to read the whole piece:

In a quantum mechanical sleight of hand, Harvard physicists have shown that they can not only bring a pulse of light, the fleetest of nature’s particles, to a complete halt, but also resuscitate the light at a different location and let it continue on its way.


Anyone else feeling like they’ve not made good use of their brain?