Mobile devices today have limited capabilities to transmit and receive high-frequency signals. But a new research on quantum computing showed that manipulation of phononic devices at the atomic level can drastically improve its functionality.
Feature | Tech December 14, 2018
Quantum scientists found that time does not always move forward after all. At the quantum level, time can move forward and backward, which means it is also true at the level of the rest of the universe.
Material Science July 30, 2018
By using a supercomputer in Japan called 'K computer,' a team of scientists predicts a new strange particle called the 'di-Omega' particle. More understanding of the new particle may give deeper insights into neutron stars and the Big Bang.
Space May 30, 2018
One hundred thousand gamers from across the world were asked to participate in an experiment aimed at challenging Albert Einstein’s theory of local realism. Their participation closed the ‘freedom-of-choice’ loophole in Bell test equation for the first time.
Energy May 11, 2018
A team of scientists manipulated two atoms into one molecule whereas previous similar experiments had only achieved by combining a cluster of atoms. The breakthrough achievement became the most precisely controlled chemical reaction to date.
Feature | Science April 16, 2018
In experiments, researchers created a new form of photon that can attract or entangle each other just like atom-size lightsabers. The new photonic matter is also slower than normal light.
Energy February 16, 2018
Microsoft’s just-released quantum development kit offers developers a simulated quantum computer for them to test their programs on. It also includes plenty of documentation and other tools that help them learn how to code for the platform.
Microsoft December 13, 2017
Two different teams of physicists have recently presented a new procedure for creating superconducting interconnects. The process has helped them to create a quantum simulator that can compute faster than classic type of computers.
Feature | Science December 3, 2017
IBM just created a 50-qubit quantum computer, the highest there is, that represents a major leap in the quantum computing industry. But qubits are just one part of the story.
Computers November 12, 2017
A Chinese quantum satellite is believed to pave the way in forming an unhackable global quantum communication network. Learn more about this recent feat in quantum key distribution and its potential applications.
Space August 11, 2017
IBM has announced that it’s stepping its quantum computing game up with its Q quantum computing program. Even better, it’s enlisting outsider programmers and developers to help push it forward.
Computers March 6, 2017
To understand how to protect quantum computing networks from threats, researchers from the University of Ottawa became hackers themselves, uncovering clues in the process to bolster hacking protection for next-generation computing systems.
Material Science February 7, 2017
An international team of researchers has unveiled the first ever practical blueprint to building quantum computers. These powerful computers can solve complex problems at speeds faster than regular ones.
Feature February 2, 2017
Researchers at the Sussex University have claimed breakthrough in making large-scale quantum computers. The simple technique involves applying voltages to a quantum computer microchip, a process that is deemed easier than other existing methods.
Material Science November 26, 2016
Microsoft has unveiled big plans to enter the commercial market of Quantum Computers as a leap from today’s sequential computers. It also revealed the details of the team behind the project.
November 23, 2016
Researchers embedded two silicon atoms in a diamond matrix. The experiment demonstrated a link between two different quantum computers through the integrated diamond nanophotonics platform.
October 18, 2016
Andy Rubin talked about the developing technologies in the next decade, and his money is on AI, robotics and quantum computing. The tech veteran has high hopes for the future, and is ready to invest a lot in it.
Computers June 15, 2016
Scientists from Singapore and the United Kingdom have successfully tested a quantum satellite device that could open doors for a global quantum network. What does it mean for the future?
Space June 3, 2016
IBM gives virtually everyone a chance to get their hands on its 5-qubit quantum computing processors. The prototype quantum computer can be accessed remotely via the internet.
Computers May 4, 2016
Australia launched its first nanoscience hub, which has advanced research and training facilities that allow nanoscale studies. The building is host to University of Sydney's partnership with Microsoft in its research on quantum computing.
April 21, 2016
Humans are still better than AI when it comes to quantum computing, a new study has found. While computers may possess advanced features, they lack an essential thing humans have: intuition.
Energy April 16, 2016
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau just schooled a reporter with an introduction to quantum computing. Trudeau was speaking at a scientific thinktank that had just received a $50 million budget.
Internet Culture April 16, 2016
Diamonds will not just take your relationship to whole new level. A research found that diamonds can also accelerate quantum computing and finally make quantum computers.
April 12, 2016
Scientists find direct evidence of a new state of matter - quantum spin liquid. The state was predicted 40 years ago but remained unobserved until now. The findings can help improve quantum computing power.
Energy April 6, 2016
Particles of light helped simplify the process of building the quantum computer circuit's Fredkin gates. The breakthrough overcomes one of the obstacles of quantum computing.
March 28, 2016
The field of quantum computing may involve shrinking properties into atom-sized components, but its future sure is larger than life. This week, IARPA awarded IBM a multi-year grant that will allow scientists to work on advanced quantum computer research.
December 10, 2015
Google announced Tuesday that its D-Wave 2X quantum computer successfully solved an optimization problem within seconds. The processing speed is 100 million times faster than that of classical computer chips, scientists said.
December 9, 2015
There's more evidence in favor of spooky action from a distance. It seems Einstein was wrong about quantum entanglement.
Animals November 14, 2015
Intel is joining the ranks of IBM, Google and Lockheed Martin in the race to develop quantum computers. The chip giant partners with Dutch institute QuTech to conduct research on quantum computing.
September 4, 2015
IBM reveals two breakthroughs in quantum computing, opening up possibilities for various applications in the field by allowing simultaneous error detection never done before.
April 29, 2015
Researchers exploring ways to use quantum dots have built the tiny microwave laser. The device is hailed as a step toward the development of quantum computing systems that use semiconductor materials.
Energy January 17, 2015
With advances in technology, gaming continues to be improved upon, with better graphics and larger worlds to play in. But what does the future of gaming look like? We've taken a look at five of the most promising areas in technology and how they could impact gaming.
Video Games December 11, 2014
Move over, silicon. Samarium hexaboride is here, touting dramatic capabilities that could significantly boost computing power. The material receives official classification, solving a mystery that physicists have pondered for decades.
December 9, 2014
Researchers from the University of New South Wales developed silicon quantum technologies that can hold data with over 99 percent accuracy, a breakthrough that could eventually lead to the realization of the super-fast quantum computer.
Energy October 14, 2014
A new report by researchers from collaborating universities significantly contributes to the developing science on quantum computing and opens new possibilities for further research. Here’s what they discovered and developed.
Energy August 18, 2014
A recent study dispels the premise that D-Wave’s quantum computers are way faster than conventional computers, suggesting the need for more speed to be considered a supercomputer. Has D-Wave broken its promise?
Computers June 22, 2014