The Einstein box finally conceived 80 years after theory

In 1927, Albert Einstein conceived of a box in which light was trapped and a single light particle, or photon, was released in a theoretical experiment to measure the relationship between mass and energy. Eighty years on, French physicists say they have created Einstein’s box: a device just 1.1 inches big that snares a photon.

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