decoherence
 n.— «If you’re looking for places where the laws of physics allow for information to be injected into the universe, then you must look to quantum mechanics. Quantum mechanics has a process called “decoherence”—which takes place during measurement, for instance. A qubit [or quantum bit] that was, weirdly, both here and there is suddenly here or there. Information has been added to the universe.» —“Seth Lloyd” by Jason Pontin Technology Review July 11, 2006. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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