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New 'Quantum Key Distribution' System Safeguards Secrets, Works In The Real World
2013-09-04 13:00:43

University of Calgary scientists have overcome an 'Achilles' heel' of quantum-based secure communication systems, using a new approach that works in the real world to safeguard secrets.

Observing Competition In The Quantum World
2013-05-20 13:26:00

"When water boils, its molecules are released as vapor. We call this change of the physical state of matter a phase transition," explains Sebastian Diehl from the Institute of Theoretical Physics at the University of Innsbruck.

Quantum Supercomputing Facility Brings NASA And Google Together
2013-05-19 06:37:30

Google and NASA are joining forces to create a new research laboratory that will use a quantum supercomputer to study artificial intelligence and machine learning, according to various media reports.

Brighter Future From Photonic Quantum Computers
2013-05-13 12:40:14

Harnessing the unique features of the quantum world promises a dramatic speed-up in information processing as compared to the fastest classical machines.

D-Wave Quantum Computer Passes Important Computing Test
2013-05-09 17:57:32

Quantum computing just took a step from theory to practice with a test that took place at Amherst College in Massachusetts.

Quantum Internet Prototype In Use At Los Alamos
2013-05-07 15:49:02

According to a groundbreaking announcement, scientists at Los Alamos National Labs in New Mexico have been utilizing a small-scale “quantum internet” for the past two years.

2013-04-17 18:39:21

To maneuver a car into a parking spot parallel to the road can be quite a challenge.


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mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.