Quantum Physics

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    Quantum Physics

    Key Einstein principle survives quantum test

    Particles in quantum superposition adhere to the equivalence principle in atomic test.

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  2. proton illustration
    Physics

    There’s still a lot we don’t know about the proton

    Researchers are puzzling over the proton's radius, spin and whether it decays.

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  3. atoms
    Quantum Physics

    Millions of atoms entangled in record-breaking quantum tests

    Scientists make advance in the quest to take quantum effects to larger scales.

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  4. quantum money
    Quantum Physics

    Quantum counterfeiters might succeed

    Physicists demonstrate security issue with quantum cash.

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  5. Quantum Physics

    Readers amazed by Amasia

    Quantum spookiness, shifting landmasses and more in reader feedback.

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  6. Corona Australis
    Quantum Physics

    Vacuum’s quantum effect on light detected

    Light can be polarized through interactions with empty space.

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    Quantum Physics

    Cosmic test confirms quantum weirdness

    Physicists used starlight to perform a cosmic Bell test.

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  8. Anthropology

    Readers ponder hominid hookups and more

    Neandertal evolution, quantum internet and more in reader feedback.

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  9. Steven Weinberg
    Quantum Physics

    Why quantum mechanics might need an overhaul

    Nobel laureate Steven Weinberg says current debates in quantum mechanics need a new approach to comprehend reality.

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  10. crystal structure
    Quantum Physics

    ‘Time crystal’ created in lab

    A chain of ions creates a crystal that repeats in time instead of in space.

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  11. illustration of global network
    Quantum Physics

    Taming photons, electrons paves way for quantum internet

    Scientists are gearing up to create supersecure global quantum networks.

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  12. quantum lock
    Quantum Physics

    Experiment confirms plan for quantum-coded messages

    A new way to send secret quantum messages uses shorter keys.

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