Quantum Physics

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Quantum connection could revitalize superstrings
Status of superstrings could be elevated by their ability to explain the mysterious rules of quantum mechanics.

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You shouldn’t try to pigeonhole quantum physics
A quantum analysis shows a way to violate math’s pigeonhole principle, by allowing three particles in two boxes with no two in the same box.

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Quantum math makes human irrationality more sensible
Vagaries of human decision making make sense if quantum math describes the way the brain works.

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Electrons’ magnetic interactions measured
Using characteristics of quantum mechanics, the minuscule magnetic interaction between two electrons has been measured.

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Commercial quantum computer fails to impress in new test
Fifteen million dollar DWave machine runs no faster than traditional computer in headtohead challenge.
By Andrew Grant 
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How to build a quantumentangled superclock
A blueprint for a quantumentangled superclock suggests that such a device could enable startlingly precise measurements of Earth’s terrain.

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Maybe classical clockwork can explain quantum weirdness
Nobel laureate Gerard ’t Hooft proposes that a classical causeandeffect reality underlies the probabilistic strangeness of quantum physics.

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The least physics you need is a lot in ‘Quantum Mechanics’
Leonard Susskind and Art Friedman walk readers through the basics needed to understand the quantum realm.

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Nobel laureates offer new interpretations of quantum mysteries
Two Nobel laureates offer novel interpretations to explain the mysteries of quantum mechanics.

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Quantum cryptography could shed test for hackers
An added protection of a proposed quantum cryptography method makes eavesdropping nearly impossible.
By Andrew Grant 
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Nextgen quantum teleportation in just 2 photons
Researchers teleport quantum information between two photons instead of the standard three.
By Andrew Grant 
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Major step taken toward errorfree computing
Physicists have achieved nearly perfect control over a bit of quantum information, bringing them a step closer to errorfree computation.