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2013-04-17 18:39:21

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

Einstein's "Spooky Action" Theory Could Be Tested Aboard Space Station
2013-04-10 12:02:29

"Spooky action at a distance" is how Albert Einstein rather famously described the theory of quantum entanglement. Until now, however, experiments attempting to examine this peculiar quantum mechanical phenomenon have been limited to relatively small distances on Earth.

Rubidium Vapor Stores Visual Images
2013-04-04 19:22:16

Scientists have demonstrated how they are able to store visual images within a thin vapor of rubidium atoms.

German Researchers Take Next Step In Quantum Communications
2013-04-03 14:44:48

A group of German physicists successfully transmitted a quantum security key from an aircraft to a ground station via laser, overcoming one of the technology’s biggest hurdles: the ability to transmit and receive quantum-based data over long distances.

Major Step Towards Quantum 'Internet' Signaled By Laser-like Photons
2013-03-19 13:30:09

The realization of quantum networks is one of the major challenges of modern physics. Now, new research shows how high-quality photons can be generated from 'solid-state' chips, bringing us closer to the quantum 'internet'.

2013-03-08 12:16:22

Recently Science Magazine invited JQI fellow Chris Monroe and Duke Professor Jungsang Kim to speculate on ion trap technology as a scalable option for quantum information processing.

Researchers Believe Quantum Satellites Will Be The Next Space Race
2013-03-01 20:16:16

Two researchers from the University of Waterloo, Canada say the next big space race is building the first global quantum-communication satellite network.

2013-02-25 13:45:45

The team implemented the 'phase estimation algorithm' — a central quantum algorithm which achieves an exponential speedup over all classical algorithms.

Playing Quantum Tricks By Reversing Measurements
2013-02-15 14:02:48

A team of physicists at the University of Innsbruck, Austria, performed an experiment that seems to contradict the foundations of quantum theory – at first glance.


Word of the Day
alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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