Quantum Mechanics

Universe and You, all one

This slideshow requires JavaScript.<p>It takes a lot to overturn the accepted view of reality, but it doesn’t take a lot to begin. The accepted view of …

Physics

Introducing The 'Chit' - The World's First One-Bit Chemical Hard Drive

Storing data in chemicals.<p>In classical computing, information is stored in bits that are read by physical phenomena such as electricity. You might …

Quantum Computing

Graphene Just Brought Us One Step Closer to Practical Quantum Computers

Wonder Material Meets Supercomputer<p>Right now, graphene and quantum computers both stand out as symbols of the next steps in human technological …

Physics

How Do You Code for a Quantum Computer?

Ever since the invention of the computer, coders have been working in the medium of 1’s and 0’s, creating the modern world by directly or indirectly …

Quantum Computing

Study finds female students less likely to drop engineering program if female mentored

<b>More information:</b> Female peer mentors early in college increase women's positive academic experiences and retention in engineering, <i>Proceedings of the</i> …

Education

Let there be light: Controlled creation of quantum emitter arrays

Transition metal dichalcogenides (TMDs) are layered semiconductors that can be exfoliated into layers only a few atoms thick. Recent research has …

Physics

Viewpoint: Neural Networks Identify Topological Phases

May 22, 2017• <i>Physics</i> 10, 56<p>A new machine-learning algorithm based on a neural network can tell a topological phase of matter from a …

Machine Learning

Ash from ancient Russian eruption found in Norwegian Arctic

To find the ash, van der Bilt and his co-authors carried out a range of delicate lab procedures in various specialized labs across Europe.<p>"In the …

Physics

Teleportation Could Be Possible Using Quantum Physics

In the video below, minutephysics explain how teleportation could be theoretically possible using quantum physics. Quantum teleportation uses quantum …

Physics

Are We Living inside Massive a Computer Program?

Are we living in a video game? If so, the joke is on us, says cognitive scientist Joscha Bach. When people debate the possibility of human existence …

Physics

The World's Best Timekeepers Are Unlocking Quantum Control Over Entire Molecules

Molecules are the new atoms.<p>The world's most accurate timekeepers have brought their powers to bear on the next leap in quantum research - moving …

Physics

A classic quantum test could reveal the limits of the human mind

Using human consciousness as the trigger in a test of ‘spooky action at a distance’ could tell us whether mind is made of different stuff than matter

Quantum Theory

Physics Week in Review: May 20, 2017

Could dark matter be a self-annihilating WIMP? Might a newly discovered "cold spot" be evidence for a multiverse? And could Scrooge McDuck really …

Quantum Computing

Get Ready for an Another Breakthrough in the World of Quantum Mechanics

For the first time ever, scientists have achieved direct counterfactual quantum communication. This type of quantum communication is where no …

Physics

Physicists Discover That Parallel Worlds Exist and Interact with Us

Quantum mechanics, though firmly tested, is so weird and anti-intuitive that famed physicist Richard Feynman once remarked, “I think I can safely say …

Physics

IBM beats quantum computing power record | V3

IBM has progressed further along the path to quantum computing, having built and tested two new devices far in advance of its previous best 5-qubit …

Quantum Computing

Physics: A Perfect Clone is Impossible

No Cloning in Physics<p>Cloning used to be a science fiction staple until along came Dolly the sheep in 1996. However, cloning in biology isn’t the same …

The Future

IBM scientists demonstrate ballistic nanowire connections, a potential future key component for quantum computing

IBM scientists have achieved an important milestone toward creating sophisticated quantum devices that could become a key component of quantum …

Quantum Computing

Quantum Computing Could Use Graphene To Create Stable Qubits

Graphene, the wonder-material which is the atom-thick two-dimensional form of carbon, is once again showing its potential use in the development of …

Quantum Computing

Quantum Entanglement Connects Particles Across Any Distance

Quantum entanglement is one of the delightfully bizarre phenomena that underpins quantum mechanics. The basic idea behind it is that two particles …

Physics

Ansible v.s. Salt (SaltStack) v.s. StackStorm

Disclaimer<p>Over the past month I’ve listened to interviews with developers on all 3 products and heard the statement “think of …

DevOps

Inspired by geckos, researchers engineer soft gripping system that outperforms current adhesion methods

Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University and Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems have developed a soft gripping system that uses …

Robotics

Mathematics of Topological Quantum Computing. (arXiv:1705.06206v1 [math.QA])

Authors: Eric C. Rowell, Zhenghan WangIn topological quantum computing, information is encoded in "knotted" quantum states of topological phases of …

Physics

Bet on sports with the right mindset

Sports betting has always had an element of grandeur and a seductive appeal for people around the world. Today, the industry is blossoming as …

Sports Betting

Why Quantum Computers Might Not Break Cryptography

Math is hard. Indeed, much of the modern infrastructure for secure communication depends heavily on the difficulty of elementary mathematics—of …

Physics

Researchers create ultrafast tunable semiconductor metamaterial

An international team of researchers from Moscow State University (Russia), Sandia National Laboratories (U.S.), and Friedrich-Schiller University …

Chemistry

Gold nanoparticle chains show promise as light conductors

Today's computers are faster and smaller than ever before. The latest generation of transistors will have structural features with dimensions of only …

Chemistry

Researchers create first significant examples of optical crystallography for nanomaterials

Nanocrystals have diverse applications spanning biomedical imaging, light-emitting devices, and consumer electronics. Their unique optical properties …

Physics

The Marriage Of Einstein's Theory Of Relativity And Quantum Physics Depends On The Pull Of Gravity

Shutterstock<p><i>As far as I know quantum physics and relativity theory will never get along. Does that mean one of them is basically wrong? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p><b>Answer by Viktor T.</b> …

Quantum Theory

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 …

Physics