Quantum Physics

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  1. qutrit
    Physics

    Quantum physicists have teleported ‘qutrits’ for the first time

    The technique could be useful for creating a future quantum internet.

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  2. black hole
    Physics

    In a first, scientists took the temperature of a sonic black hole

    A lab-made black hole that traps sound, not light, emits radiation at a certain temperature, as Stephen Hawking first predicted.

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  3. quarks and gluons
    Quantum Physics

    An experiment hints at quantum entanglement inside protons

    Particles inside protons seem to be linked on a scale smaller than a trillionth of a millimeter.

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  4. double-slit experiment illustration
    Quantum Physics

    Antimatter keeps with quantum theory. It’s both particle and wave

    A new variation of the classic double-slit experiment confirms that antimatter, like normal matter, has wave-particle duality.

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  5. LabEscape glasses
    Science & Society

    A science-themed escape room gives the brain a workout

    Quantum physicist Paul Kwiat reveals what it takes do well in LabEscape, his science-themed escape room.

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  6. car engine
    Quantum Physics

    A new quantum engine packs more power than its standard counterparts

    A new type of tiny machine harnesses quantum physics to produce more power than a normal engine, under certain conditions.

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  7. proton spin
    Particle Physics

    How a proton gets its spin is surprisingly complicated

    Pinning down the source of protons’ spin is surprisingly hard to do.

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  8. scientists working on LIGO
    Quantum Physics

    LIGO will be getting a quantum upgrade

    Quantum squeezing of light will help scientists make better gravitational wave detectors.

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  9. two pigeons, each sitting in a cubbyhole
    Quantum Physics

    Photons reveal a weird effect called the quantum pigeonhole paradox

    Quantum particles seem to disobey a fundamental principle of mathematics.

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