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Passing Quantum Secrets: The Next Level Beyond Quantum Computing

<i>This article was originally published on The Conversation. The publication contributed this article to Live Science's Expert Voices: Op-Ed & Insights.</i><p>…

John Horton Conway: the world’s most charismatic mathematician

John Horton Conway is a cross between Archimedes, Mick Jagger and Salvador Dalí. For many years, he worried that his obsession with playing silly games was ruining his career – until he realised that it could lead to extraordinary discoveries<p>On a late September day in 1956, John Horton Conway left …

Mathematics

Scientists Have Finally Discovered Massless Particles, And They Could Revolutionise Electronics

They can theoretically carry charge 1,000 times faster than ordinary electrons.<p>After 85 years of searching, researchers have confirmed the existence …

Quantum Mechanics

The Best Insults Of Donald Trump's Latest Campaign Speech

Donald Trump held a kickoff event for his South Carolina campaign on Tuesday, and his speech was, to put it mildly, a doozy. Speaking in Sun City, S.C., without the aid of a TelePrompTer — because "Maybe when you run for president you shouldn't be allowed to use a TelePrompTer, because you find out …

Government

The U.S. Has Won the International Math Olympiad for First Time in 21 Years

A team of top American math students defeated rivals from more than 100 countries at the International Mathematical Olympiad, held in Chiang Mai, …

Mathematics

12 signs America is on the decline

America is declining, in large and important measures, yet policymakers aren’t paying attention. So argues a new academic paper, pulling together …

Demographics

One Tiny Craft Just Became The First Electric Plane To Cross The English Channel

But which?<p>Six years after the Wright Brothers' first flight, Frenchman Louis Blériot became the first person to fly across the English Channel in an airplane. This week, three highly modern airplanes attempted the same feat, for a much smaller place in history: Which would be the first fully …

English Channel

Bill Nye: Homosexuality is everywhere in nature and is part of the evolutionary process

In video recorded for Big Think, popular science explainer Bill Nye has a few thoughts on homosexuality as it relates to evolution, stating that is …

Donald Trump just gave an amazingly surreal speech in Las Vegas

Standing in front of an animated screen in Las Vegas on Saturday, Trump spoke passionately for almost a half an hour, hitting some of his main talking points: President Barack Obama's weakness, a 'porous' southern border, his business successes, and even Benghazi.<p>It was one of two similarly themed …

Donald Trump