An odd new experiment may offer a path towards a connection between classical and quantum physics. It's a goal scientists have chased for decades.
Sept. 17, 2020 • ~8 min
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Quantum cosmology takes us "beyond the continuum described by general relativity where Einstein's physics breaks down—for example beyond the Big Bang."
Aug. 4, 2020 • ~7 min
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Tiny satellites could be the key to a global quantum internet network. That could mean internet from space on Earth, and communication between spacecraft.
June 29, 2020 • ~9 min
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Quantum teleportation is an key way to transmit info in quantum computing. In a new step forward, researchers say it may be possible between electrons.
June 21, 2020 • ~6 min
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Scientists think quantum coherence may play a role in photosynthesis. A new study shows it can offer a roadmap to better solar cells.
June 15, 2020 • ~6 min
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Sharing intelligence features between hardware and software would offset the energy demands of using artificial intelligence in more advanced applications.
May 11, 2020 • ~7 min
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New work on quantum entanglement could "improve the performance of any application that requires a network of sensors," researchers report.
April 20, 2020 • ~9 min
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A new study suggests a new approach to the search for the graviton: investigating gravity at the quantum level.
March 16, 2020 • ~3 min
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Upending a basic tenet of classical physics, researchers have found that heat energy can travel through a vacuum thanks to invisible quantum fluctuations.
Jan. 8, 2020 • ~5 min
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The melting point of metals usually goes up under pressure, but it may actually go down with about 300,000 times the pressure of Earth's atmosphere.
Dec. 9, 2019 • ~3 min
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