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By Thierry Lorho | Quantum in the news

Researchers Check Space-Time to See if It’s Made of Quantum Bits

Does space-time emerge from a network of quantum bits? That’s the theory behind emergent gravity, an idea most recently proposed by Erik Verlinde, a …

Fluid Experiments Support Deterministic “Pilot-Wave” Quantum Theory

For nearly a century, “reality” has been a murky concept. The laws of quantum physics seem to suggest that particles spend much of their time in a …

Quantum Theory

Can This Quantum-Computing Genius Beat Out IBM and Google?

Few people can say they’ve brought about a quantum leap in their field. But if all goes well for Chad Rigetti, this summer he will join them, by …

Quantum Mechanics

Albert Einstein Letters on Science, Politics and God Could Be Yours

"From your native country one cannot expect—in the foreseeable time—a more reasonable political attitude," he wrote of the U.S.

Albert Einstein

Neural networks take on quantum entanglement

Machine learning, the field that’s driving a revolution in artificial intelligence, has cemented its role in modern technology. Its tools and …

Machine Learning

IBM Has An Unusual Strategy For Advancing Quantum Computing

We're entering a new technological epoch<p>In 1946, John Mauchly and J. Presper Eckert completed the development of the ENIAC, the world's first publicly announced digital computer. Yet it was still essentially a prototype. It wouldn't be till 1952, when the pair debuted the UNIVAC during the …

Innovation

Time may be fuzzy. If so, the idea of causality may be in trouble

Quantum mechanics, relativity theory and the nature of timeTime may be fuzzy. If so, the idea of causality may be in trouble<p>Does one thing lead to …

Physics

Cybersecurity and cryptography in the post-quantum world | Bloomberg Government

<i>Bloomberg Government regularly publishes insights, opinions and best practices from our community of senior leaders and decision makers. This column</i> …

Cybersecurity

First Quantum-Secured Blockchain Technology Tested in Moscow

Interest in cryptocurrencies is currently at fever pitch with banks, businesses, and governments racing to understand the technology and how they can …

Bitcoin

Increasing Entropy Could Signal When a Mysterious Quantum Flip Is About to Occur

Not everything is as it seems.<p>Scientists have shown for the first time that changes in entropy - the measure of disorder in a system - can accurately …

Quantum Mechanics

Quantum states reveal themselves with measurable 'fingerprint'

29-MAY-201<p>Researchers working in Singapore and the United States have discovered that all entangled states of two particles have a classical …

Quantum Mechanics

Physicists extend quantum machine learning to infinite dimensions

Physicists have developed a quantum machine learning algorithm that can handle infinite dimensions—that is, it works with continuous variables (which …

Quantum Mechanics

Russia’s Gazprombank Tests Quantum-Safe Blockchain

The technology behind computers is evolving at a rapid pace. Quantum computers, the next generation of computing is already within reach. Many …

Bitcoin

Is Consciousness in the Physical World? We May Be About to Find Out.

Physicist Lucien Hardy of the Perimeter Institute for Quantum Physics in Canada has an experiment he wants to try. His believes his experiment could …

Quantum Mechanics

[1705.04620] Proposal to use Humans to switch settings in a Bell experiment

Quantum Physics<p>Title: Proposal to use Humans to switch settings in a Bell experiment<p>Authors: Lucien Hardy<p>Abstract: In this paper I discuss how we …

Scientists Are About to Perform an Experiment to See if The Human Mind Is Bound by Physics

This could be interesting...<p>Perhaps one of the most intriguing and interesting phenomena in quantum physics is what Einstein referred to as a "spooky …

Quantum Mechanics

The Age of Quantum Computing Has Arrived

Harnessing Quantum Mechanics<p>Marshall McLuhan, a media theorist of the past generation, once said, “The computer is the most extraordinary of man’s …

Scientists Have Set a Limit For Quantum Entanglement - And It's Really Freaking Powerful

Unbreakable at 30 times Earth's acceleration.<p>For the first time, scientists have subjected quantum entanglement to extreme levels of acceleration, …

Quantum Mechanics

Physicists find a way to control charged molecules—with quantum logic

National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) physicists have solved the seemingly intractablepuzzle of how to control the quantum properties …

Quantum Mechanics

Researchers demonstrated violation of Bell's inequality on frequency-bin entangled photon pairs

Quantum entanglement, one of the most intriguing features of multi-particle quantum systems, has become a fundamental building block in both quantum …

Quantum Mechanics

Researchers achieve direct counterfactual quantum communication

(Phys.org)—In the non-intuitive quantum domain, the phenomenon of counterfactuality is defined as the transfer of a quantum state from one site to …

Quantum Mechanics

China Races to Show Quantum Advantage

Quantum computing has been one of those long-promised breakthroughs, forever on the horizon yet just out of reach, but a quickening is upon us with …

Time Crystals Could be the Key to the First Quantum Computer

It’s been proven that time crystals do in fact exist. Two different teams of researchers created some time crystals just recently, one of which was …

D-Wave’s Quantum Software Goes Open Source, Now Anyone Can Develop Programs for Quantum Computers

If you ever wanted to have a look and see what quantum computing is really all about then now is a great time to check it out. Because there’s such a …

Google’s New Chip Is a Stepping Stone to Quantum Computing Supremacy

John Martinis has given himself just a few months to reach a milestone in the history of computing.<p>He’s leader of the Google research group working …

Quantum Mechanics

The Quantum Thermodynamics Revolution

In his 1824 book, <i>Reflections on the Motive Power of Fire</i>, the 28-year-old French engineer Sadi Carnot worked out a formula for how efficiently steam …

No one yet realises what the quantum internet will enable us to do – Prof. Ronald Hanson

<b>You are famous for proving that quantum entanglement is real, when in 2015 you linked two particles that were 1.3 kilometres apart. But the main</b> …

[1703.06642v1] Towards a Quantum World Wide Web

Computer Science > Artificial Intelligence<p>Title: Towards a Quantum World Wide Web<p>Abstract: We elaborate a quantum model for corpora of written …