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Stephen Hawking's strange law of entropy is making atoms on Earth act like black holes

The discovery shows Professor Hawking's law appears at both the huge scales of space and at the tiny scale of atoms, specifically those in superfluid helium<p>A bizarre discovery has revealed that cold helium atoms in lab conditions on Earth abide by the same law of entropy that governs the behaviour …

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Scientists evade the Heisenberg uncertainty principle

ICFO Researchers report the discovery of a new technique that could drastically improve the sensitivity of instruments such as magnetic resonance …

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[1703.05364] A Study of Complex Deep Learning Networks on High Performance, Neuromorphic, and Quantum Computers

Computer Science > Neural and Evolutionary Computing<p>Title: A Study of Complex Deep Learning Networks on High Performance, Neuromorphic, and Quantum …

Deep Learning

A Charming 1930s Style Animation That Explains General Relativity in Just 500 Words

Maxwell the Demon stars in a charming 1930s style animation that explains the concept of general relativity in just 500 words. Maxwell is also …

Theory of Relativity

Machine Learning Shows Potential For Improving Quantum Computers

The Bristol research team: Left to Right, Dr. Raffaele Santagati, Dr. Sebastian Knauer, Mr. Stefano Paesani, Dr. Jianwei Wang, Mr. Antonio A. …

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A new approach to the quantum measurement problem

Quantum mechanics is a probabilistic theory that does not describe individual events. Yet when we perform a single measurement, we find a …

New Experiment Explores The Origin Of Probabilities In Quantum Physics

There’s a paper in the open-access <i>New Journal of Physics</i> this week with the hyper-technical title “Obtaining tight bounds on higher-order interferences with a 5-path interferometer”. While that might not sound like an inherently fascinating topic, and the end result isn’t all that shocking, it’s …

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IBM announces plans to sell a commercial ‘universal’ quantum computer by 2020

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF<p>Quantum computers are hailed as the next evolution of computing that promise immense performance increases over today’s …

IBM Actually Stored Data on a Single Atom

In a breakthrough verging on the outer limits of Newtonian physics, IBM researchers have successfully stored a bit of data on the smallest unit of …

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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 …

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Physicists investigate erasing information at zero energy cost

(Phys.org)—A few years ago, physicists showed that it's possible to erase information without using any energy, in contrast to the assumption at the …

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Artificial intelligence in quantum systems, too

Quantum biomimetics consists of reproducing in quantum systems certain properties exclusive to living organisms. Researchers at University of the …

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Researchers Study Emergence of Quantum Effects and Destruction of Chaos

Written by AZoQuantum<p><b>Weather forecasters have a notoriously difficult job as small changes that take place in temperature or air pressure, which</b> …

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Quantum computing for everyone, a programmer's perspective

Introduction<p>I should start by saying that my background is Software Engineering. While I’ve read a couple of books on Quantum Mechanics, I don’t have …

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Earth - The strange link between the human mind and quantum physics

"I cannot define the real problem, therefore I suspect there's no real problem, but I'm not sure there's no real problem."<p>The American physicist Richard Feynman said this about the notorious puzzles and paradoxes of quantum mechanics, the theory physicists use to describe the tiniest objects in the …

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Simultaneous observation of particle and wave behaviors of entangled photons

Article |<p>Open<p>Zhong-Xiao Man<br>• , Yun-Jie Xia<br>• & Nguyen Ba An<p><i>Scientific Reports</i> <b>7</b>, Article number: 42539 (2017)<p>doi:10.1038/srep42539<p>Download Citation<p>Quantum …

Physicists Just Showed That Quantum Entanglement Is a Physical Reality

Of Subatomic Particles<p>The quantum world is full of strange phenomena – phenomena which our understanding of physics can’t make sense of. This is why …

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Neural network trained to solve quantum mechanical problems

Trained on quantum mechanics, the network handles multi-body wavefunctions.<p>It's notoriously difficult to make sense of Quantum mechanics, and it's …

Researchers use artificial neural network to simulate a quantum many-body system

(Phys.org)—A pair of physicists with ETH Zurich has developed a way to use an artificial neural network to characterize the wave function of a …

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Physicists 'See' Location of 23,000 Single Atoms for First Time

For the first time, scientists have seen the exact locations of more than 23,000 atoms in a particle that's small enough to fit inside the wall of a …

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Researchers transmit 10 bit of information with a single photon

Researchers at the University of Twente’s MESA+ research institute have managed to transmit more than 10 bit of information with a single photon. …

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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 …

The most complex problem in physics could be solved by machines with brains

I work in computational quantum condensed-matter physics: the study of matter, materials, and artificial quantum systems. Complex problems are our thing.<p>Researchers in our field are working on hyper-powerful batteries, perfectly efficient power transmission, and ultra-strong materials—all important …

Machine Learning

Tricking The Uncertainty Principle - Going Beyond The Standard Quantum Limit

"Subatomic particles act in quantum ways—they have a wave-like nature—and so can atoms, and so can whole molecules since they're collections of …

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 – …

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Theory claims to offer the first 'evidence' our Universe is a hologram

Everything you see and experience in 3D, including time, could be an illusion<p>Despite how extreme the idea sounds, theories about the Universe being an illusion or a hologram aren't new. Now, researchers claim to have found evidence towards proving this hypothesis.<p>A team of theoretical physicists at …

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