Hugh Howey

Bestselling author of Wool and other books. Currently sailing around the world.

The Bell Phone

Instantaneous communication. From anywhere in the universe. And it really works. I watched an adorable Japanese cat jumping in and out of a box on YouTube, and I must be millions of light years away from Earth. I’m not a particle physicist, so explaining Bell’s Theorem is probably best left to the experts, but I’ll give you a quick and dirty summation. Some of the core ideas require an accepting mind. However, as strange as these concepts are, Bell’s Theorem has been verified in laboratories in our own lifetimes. This…