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2012-03-29 14:40:35

Researchers have discovered a new way in which computers based on quantum physics could beat the performance of classical computers.

2011-06-01 23:44:13

From a laptop warming a knee to a supercomputer heating a room, the idea that computers generate heat is familiar to everyone.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.