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How to View Beautiful Open Star Clusters Using Mobile Apps

Sprays of tiny diamonds against the black velvet sky, occasionally sprinkled with gems of ruby or topaz — open star clusters are among the most …

Astronomy

Quantum phase transition observed for the first time

Photon-blockade breakdown observed experimentally -- theoretical predictions verified<p>A group of scientists led by Johannes Fink from the Institute of …

Quantum Mechanics

Stalin, the big bang and quantum physics

Scientific research in Soviet times had to face limitations imposed by the regime. The official ideology, in particular, could not tolerate the …

Joseph Stalin

The First Ever Blueprint For a Mind-Bendingly Massive Quantum Computer Has Been Released

"Life will change completely."<p>Scientists chasing the dream of quantum computing - technology that would grant us unprecedented processing power - …

Research pushes concept of entropy out of kilter

Entropy, the measure of disorder in a physical system, is something that physicists understand well when systems are at equilibrium, meaning there's …

Physics

In two minds: governments' quantum leap into the future

Governments are investing millions in quantum in the hope it might help save lives. But will this gamble on subatomic particles pay off?<p>Governments around the world are taking a leap into the future by investing heavily in quantum technology research. The UK alone has pledged £270m over five years, …

Quantum Computing

One time or another: Our best 5 theories of the fourth dimension

“Time is what prevents everything happening at once.” Physicist John Wheeler’s statement is as fair a summary of what time does as any other – …