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Cryptography Scheme Secured By Quantum Physics
2014-03-12 14:30:34

The way we secure digital transactions could soon change. An international team has demonstrated a form of quantum cryptography that can protect people doing business with others they may not know or trust – a situation encountered often on the internet and in everyday life, for example at a bank's ATM.

New Theory May Help Explain Why Nature Is Quantum
2013-05-14 12:41:52

Like small children, scientists are always asking the question 'why?'. One question they've yet to answer is why nature picked quantum physics, in all its weird glory, as a sensible way to behave.

2012-11-13 11:04:14

Research physicists have demonstrated the first device capable of amplifying the information in a single particle of light without adding noise.


Word of the Day
dapifer
  • One who brings meat to the table; hence, in some countries, the official title of the grand master or steward of the king's or a nobleman's household.
The word 'dapifer' comes from Latin roots meaning 'feast' and 'bearer'.