Physicists cracked the mystery of teleportation — but it's nothing like what you see in Star Trek

"Teleportation is one of the weird ideas, and there is a version of it that physicists now routinely make use of. Nobody is teleporting people from place to place. But we can teleport individual particles. We can take a particle at one location, and then in some sense create an absolute identical version of it, exactly the same properties, exactly the same quantum state, if you let me be a little technical..."