articles tagged: quantum mechanics
oh quantum causality, we hardly knew ye…
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oh quantum causality, we hardly knew ye…

A new experiment shows that the quantum world obeys causality only begrudgingly, and sometimes, not at all...

we call it zero point for a reason…
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we call it zero point for a reason…

Zero point energy is a favorite term for sci-fi writers and physics cranks. But while they think it means free energy from nothing, it's actually just a quantum state.

how to take a peek inside a neutron star
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how to take a peek inside a neutron star

A neutron star that suddenly cooled gives us a hint at what's going on in its superheated innards.

when bad quantum physics invade military news
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when bad quantum physics invade military news

Quantum communication is a powerful tool, but it's not impossible to hack or very practical yet, especially for military purposes.

when a doctor discovers quantum woo…
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when a doctor discovers quantum woo…

Dr. Robert Lanza thinks he's discovered the secret of immortality and it's something very quantum and involving rebooting time loops...

quantum entanglement gets even weirder…
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quantum entanglement gets even weirder…

We still have no idea how quantum entanglement works, but we know it's much, much faster than the speed of light...

can teleportation get you a speeding ticket?
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can teleportation get you a speeding ticket?

A thought experiment on what might happen if you try to teleport your way through traffic in front of a police car.

looking for gods in the quantum mesh
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looking for gods in the quantum mesh

John Polkinghorne managed to create a version of God that's both truly omnipresent and omniscient, and almost entirely powerless and irrelevant.

newsflash: most of missing universe found
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newsflash: most of missing universe found

Some 90% of the visible universe appeared to be missing. We finally found the right tools to see it...

rethinking quantum states and computers
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rethinking quantum states and computers

Before we build practical quantum computers, we need to learn how to read quantum states. One idea may be to make the circuits bigger. Much bigger. At least on a nano scale that is...

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