Quantum Physics

Quantum Physics
Tensor networks get entangled with quantum gravity
Using tensors to describe quantum entanglement shows promise as a way to understand gravity.

Quantum Physics
Blind quantum camera snaps photos of Schrödinger’s cat
Quantum weirdness lets physicists snap photo without collecting incoming light from cardboard cat subject.

Quantum Physics
Birds’ turns match math of quantum matter
Equations that describe superfluidity may explain how information about which way and when to turn spreads in a starling flock.

Quantum Physics
Quantum Cheshire Cat experiment splits particles from their properties
When facing a fork in the road, neutrons appear to go in one direction and their spins in the other.
By Andrew Grant 
Science & Society
Quantum connection could revitalize superstrings
Status of superstrings could be elevated by their ability to explain the mysterious rules of quantum mechanics.

Quantum Physics
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.

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

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

Quantum Physics
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 
Quantum Physics
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.

Quantum Physics
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.

Quantum Physics
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.