Of course, in Telepeortation you have to DESTROY a person/object before copying it in fulll on the other side i.e.
"Teleportation involves dematerializing an object at one point, and sending the details of that object's precise atomic configuration to another location, where it will be reconstructed."
Don't you think it would be safer if we just focused our tech and tax dollars on wormholes? i.e. folding space-time and stepping across?
Here is an article on one of the recent teleportation developments:
"Physics and magic aren't often mistaken, but increasingly, physicists themselves seem to be trying to change that. Last year, a team at the University of California, Berkeley, announced that it had developed materials that could lead to an invisibility cloak. Last month, a group of researchers at Harvard University and the National Institutes of Health reported that it had accomplished something not unlike levitation, causing a microscopic sphere of gold to rise above a glass surface. Now, according to a paper published in the Jan. 23 issue of Science, a team of scientists from the Joint Quantum Institute (JQI) at the University of Maryland and the University of Michigan has joined the fun. The current bit of legerdemain? Teleportation."
So teleportation is real. The question is ... is this the best use of our resources and if it is even ethical as it raises more serious questions than cloning as cloning doesn't involve destroying someone before replicating them.
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