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The Basics

The knit stitch is the most fundamental stitch in the history of this craft (and its namesake). Anything you can knit is made of knit stitches and …

Knitting

Quantum dot LEDs that can produce entangled photons

Quantum computing is heralded as the next revolution in terms of global computing. Google, Intel and IBM are just some of the big names investing …

Quantum Mechanics

Breakthrough in the quantum transfer of information between matter and light

From stationary to flying qubits at speeds never reached before…. This feat, achieved by a team from Polytechnique Montréal and France's Centre …

Qubits

Matt Fisher: brains may use phosphorus nuclear spins to act as quantum computers

First, off-topic: On Sunday, during a floorball match, I was encouraged to stand on my left foot improperly. A bone [left, base] got really broken, …

Quantum Computing

Five of the Biggest Problems in Physics May Have Been Solved at Once

A new theory proposes six new types of particles and could solve some of the biggest problems in physics.<p>A new theory claims to have solved five of the biggest problems in physics all at once.<p>The theory was developed by a group of French physicists at the University of Paris-Saclay, and it …

Here’s a List of the 5 Most Addictive Substances on the Planet

Some of these are fairly obvious, others might surprise you but here’s a list of the planet’s most addictive substances compiled by a group of …

Watch a Quantum Computing Expert Describe How the World’s About to Change

Quantum information scientist Michele Mosca speaks about the near future.<p>Quantum physics, with its descriptions of bizarre properties like entanglement and superposition, can sound like a science fiction fever dream. Yet this branch of physics, no matter how counterintuitive it seems sometimes, …

No country on Earth is taking the 2 degree climate target seriously

If we mean what we say, no more new fossil fuels, anywhere.<p>One of the morbidly fascinating aspects of climate change is how much cognitive dissonance it generates, in individuals and nations alike.<p>The more you understand the brutal logic of climate change — what it could mean, the effort necessary …

Google’s Quantum Dream May Be Just Around the Corner - MIT Technology Review

Researchers at Google may unveil a truly powerful quantum computer by the end of next year.<p>While Google itself remains tight-lipped on timings, <i>New</i> …

Forget ideology, liberal democracy’s newest threats come from technology and bioscience

A groundbreaking book by historian Yuval Harari claims that artificial intelligence and genetic enhancements will usher in a world of inequality and powerful elites. How real is the threat?<p>The BBC Reith Lectures in 1967 were given by Edmund Leach, a Cambridge social anthropologist. “Men have become …

Singularity

60 Minutes On This Bicycle Can Power Your Home For 24 Hours!

People often complain about the high costs of energy and the fact that they <i>“never have time to workout.”</i> This invention certainly solves both …

Electric Bikes

Should We Be Having Kids In The Age Of Climate Change?

Standing before several dozen students in a college classroom, Travis Rieder tries to convince them not to have children. Or at least not too many.<p>He's at James Madison University in southwest Virginia to talk about a "small-family ethic" — to question the assumptions of a society that sees having …

Climate

Ion Trap Makes Programmable Quantum Computer

The Joint Quantum Institute published a recent paper detailing a quantum computer constructed with five qubits formed from trapped ions. The novel …

Quantum Mechanics

A Quantum Computing-Dominated World Is Coming In Less Than 10 Years, Says CEO Of Acronis

A seminal moment in the quantum technology field just happened: Google's team of scientists have simulated a hydrogen molecule from its quantum computers, a breakthrough that suggests it could “simulate even larger chemical systems,” writes one of Google Quantum’s engineers, Ryan Rabbush. The …

Quantum Mechanics

World's largest vertical farm grows without soil, sunlight or water in Newark

AeroFarms has put $30m into a green revolution that seeks to produce more crops in less space, but whether it’s economically viable is an open question<p>An ambitious, almost fantastical, manifestation of agricultural technology is expected to come to fruition this fall. From the remains of an …

Aquaponics

Building Solidity From Quantum Weirdness

<b>One of the biggest pastimes of quantum physicists is pondering the nature of reality. However, when you move from everyday objects like chairs and</b> …

The Logic-Defying Double-Slit Experiment Is Even Weirder Than You Thought

Just by observing the process of the experiment, everything changes.<p>Do you remember the double-slit experiment? It's one of the weirder experiments in modern physics, and cuts to the heart of the weirdness of quantum mechanics. Basically, waves that pass through two narrow, parallel slits will form …

Three Tricks Physicists Use To Observe Quantum Behavior

At The Schrödinger Sessions a couple of weeks ago, where we gave science fiction writers a “crash course” on quantum physics, several of the talks and most of the discussion focused on how we know the strange phenomena described are an accurate description of reality. The theory is fascinating and …

Quantum Mechanics

The Rise of Quantum Computing

The real rise of quantum computing came from back in 1980 with the help of Paul Benioff and Yuri Mann who started many of the primitive theories that …

Quantum Computing

Quantum Computing: Chip To Shoot Lasers At Ions Trapped In Electric Field

One of the biggest hurdles in developing a practical quantum computer is that the technology to create one has not been miniaturized to anything …

Scientists crack programmable quantum computer challenge

Researchers have created the first programmable quantum computer using a technique called ion trapping.<p>Researchers have developed a small quantum …

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The Very Strange—And Fascinating— Ideas Behind Quantum Computing

IBM has been working on a new quantum computer that can dominate the industry for decades to come. If that sounds incredible, wait till you hear the …

Quantum Computing

Quantum computing moves beyond 1s and 0s to make them easier to build

Quantum computers may promise a giant leap forward in performance and efficiency, but none of that can happen until we figure out a practical way to build them. Russian scientists just announced what they say is a major advance.<p>Building quantum computers is difficult because the qubits they're made …

Russian physicists discover a new approach for building quantum computers

Physicists from MIPT and the Russian Quantum Center have developed an easier method to create a universal quantum computer using multilevel quantum …

Quantum Computing

Primitive Quantum Computers Are Already Outperforming Current Machines

A team has used simple quantum processors to run “quantum walk” algorithms, showing that even primitive quantum computers can outperform the …

Quantum Computing

Your CEO's an Extrovert? Why Science Says That Could Be a Problem | Inc.com

<i>Absurdly Driven looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>Are the best CEOs all of a type?<p>Should they be forceful, determined, slightly narcissistic types like Donald Trump?<p>Should they be dour, conscientious sorts, familiar with every detail of the …

Psychology

Google protects Chrome against quantum hacking before it can even happen

Current internet encryption methods would have no way to stand up to quantum computers. Luckily, Google's working on it.<p>Worried about quantum computers accessing your precious, precious encrypted data? Well, you're probably not worried about that yet, but Google wants to make sure you never will be.<p>…

Quantum Computing

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