Teleportation is not what you think!

While commonly seen as an advanced futuristic technology capable of moving people across great distances instantaneously, teleportation may have been happening for millions of years without any technology involved.

Of course, the existence of anything in nature, including objects moving faster than light or disappearing and reappearing instantly elsewhere, usually means science will eventually discover “how,” and learn to do the same thing using machines. Yet, strange events have been described in the real world, and the word “teleportation” was coined to describe them.

The word “teleportation” was not invented for fantasy fiction. It is serious business and “quantum teleportation” is already a reality in science labs now, moving particles. But if it happens in nature, could mysterious disappearances of property or people that have gone without any explanation be the result of strange cosmic forces just causing things to “teleport”?

Contrary to science fiction tropes, “teleportation”, as coined by Charles Hoy Fort in 1931, is a “transportory force” that already exists in the universe. Fort suggested it is a natural event, sometimes responsible for reports of so-called paranormal activity…