quantum mechanics

quantum computer

This Game Teaches You How to Build a Quantum Computer

Learning about how quantum computers work doesn’t have to be boring.
Daniel Oberhaus
12.13.17
universe

The Expansion of the Universe Appears Faster Than We Thought

The results of a new study are close, but slightly faster than, the generally accepted rate.
Farnia Fekri
1.27.17
Space

Scientists Think the Speed of Light Has Slowed, and They're Trying to Prove It

A controversial theory that would overturn Einstein’s theory of general relativity could soon be tested.
Daniel Oberhaus
12.6.16
News

Experiment Finds No Evidence the Universe Is a Hologram (But It Still Might Be)

One inconclusive experiment doesn't mean we're any closer to understanding the nature of space-time.
Jason Koebler
12.4.15
physics

A Beginner’s Guide to Lukewarm Entanglement

Researchers demonstrate entanglement without having to resort to freezing temperatures and huge magnetic fields.
Daniel Oberhaus
11.24.15
Math

Physicists Realized an Infinite 'Hilbert Hotel' with Beams of Light

Infinity doesn't get much realer.
Daniel Oberhaus
10.26.15
studies

Just What Physicists Wanted to See: Nothing

A new experiment lets physicists see the mirror reflections of zero-point energy.
Michael Byrne
9.30.15
oxford

Harnessing 'Spooky Action at a Distance' To Make a Better Battery

Quantum entanglement exploiting 'quantacells' are still a ways off, but here's proof that it works.
Michael Byrne
8.6.15
Science

Explaining Reality Starts with This Souped-Up Future Machine

If it works.
Paul Tadich
6.5.15
physics

The Speed Limit of Quantum Uncertainty

At small enough scales, it becomes impossible to say when something begins and when it ends.
Michael Byrne
1.24.15
physics

The Coldest Matter in the World Can Act as a Near-Absolute Zero Fridge

The ultracold world can now be seen by the naked eye.
Michael Byrne
11.25.14
physics

Researchers at Brown University shattered an electron wave function

The new finding shows an electron's position continues to be indeterminate prior to measurement
Michael Byrne
10.29.14
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