physics
Researchers Have Solved One of Quantum Computing's Biggest Problems

Like graphene, quantum computing is an exciting but endlessly elusive technological promise. One of the reasons—among many—that quantum computers aren't exactly a reality yet is that we haven't been able to effectively spot errors in quantum computations. Not until now, anyway. Read More >>

science
Why Programming a Quantum Computer Is So Damn Hard

Someday, somehow, quantum computing is going to change the world as we know it. Even the lamest quantum computer is orders of magnitude more powerful than anything we could ever make today. But figuring out how to program one is ridiculously hard. Read More >>

computers
Quantum Computer Kicks PC Arse in First Ever Head-to-Head Test

Scientists often claim that quantum computers will blow the competition away in the coming years — and now the world's first head-to-head test has shown they leave regular PCs reeling in their wake. Read More >>

guts
Someone Put a QUANTUM COMPUTER in a DIAMOND

What's better than a quantum computer? A quantum computer in a diamond, duh. And if you're asking why we need a quantum computer inside a diamond, well, may god have mercy on your joyless soul. Read More >>

science
How Did a Laser Cool This Semiconductor to Almost Absolute Zero?

It's completely counterintuitive, but scientists at the Niels Bohr Institute have succeeded in cooling a semiconductor membrane to −269°C, almost four degrees above absolute zero, using a powerful laser we usually think of as only being able to burn. Read More >>

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