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Scientists Create Laser The Size Of A Grain Of Rice

The Huffington Post | Macrina Cooper-White | Posted 01.16.2015 | Science

It sounds like something straight out of science fiction: a laser no bigger than a grain of rice that uses one-billionth of the electric current neede...

Watching Schrödinger's Cat Die

Robert Sanders | Posted 10.07.2014 | Science
Robert Sanders

University of California, Berkeley, physicists have, for the first time, showed that, in fact, it's possible to follow the metaphorical cat through the whole process, whether he lives or dies in the end.

GOTCHA! Photon Finding Overseas Turns Physics Dogma On Its Head

LiveScience | Jesse Emspak | Posted 11.25.2013 | Science

If you want to see a packet of light called a photon, you have to destroy it. Any device that picks up on the presence of light has to absorb its ene...

Could THIS Give Super Computers Big Boost?

LiveScience | Jesse Emspak | Posted 11.14.2013 | Science

Quantum computers could crack codes and run more complex simulations than current machines, but actually building one is hard to do. The bits that s...

'Spooky' Achievement Brings Advanced Computers Step Closer To Reality

LiveScience | Charles Q. Choi | Posted 10.07.2013 | Science

Imagine that two people could get linked in such a way that they could influence each other no matter where in the universe they existed. Now scient...

New Matter Behaves Just Like Star Wars Lightsaber

The Huffington Post | Posted 09.27.2013 | Science

Physicists from Harvard and MIT say they've created a new form of matter by binding together photons -- and you'll never guess what they're comparing ...

Quantum Computing Milestone Reported By Scientists Overseas

LiveScience | Jesse Emspak | Posted 09.15.2013 | Science

Quantum mechanics allows for some very strange things, like the teleportation of information and computers that can break even the toughest codes. ...

What Quantum Computers Will Mean For Artificial Intelligence

natureheader | Devin Powell | Posted 07.29.2013 | Science

Quantum computers of the future will have the potential to give artificial intelligence a major boost, a series of studies suggests. These computers,...

New Type Of Computing Could Achieve 'Quantum Speed-Up'

| Posted 12.25.2012 | Science

by Adrian Cho on 21 December 2012, 5:40 PM You've heard the hype a hundred times: Physicists hope to someday build a whiz-bang quantum computer...

What 'Franken-Physics' Atom Feat May Mean For Computer Design

Posted 06.14.2012 | Science

By: Jesse Emspak, LiveScience Contributor Published: 06/13/2012 03:07 PM EDT on LiveScience Physicists have just upped their ante: Not only have t...

Tiny 'Quantum' Device May Bring Computers Of Unfathomable Power

The Huffington Post | David Freeman | Posted 04.30.2012 | Science

Talk about a quantum leap. Scientists say they've developed a tiny device that may hold the key to the development of quantum computers vastly more po...

Physicists Make Quantum Leaps In Particle Discovery

| Posted 04.15.2012 | Science

In 1937, after the rise of quantum mechanics, Ettore Majorana, an Italian theoretical physicist, realized that the new physics implied the e...

Transistor Breakthrough Could Speed Era Of Quantum Computers

The Huffington Post | David Freeman | Posted 02.21.2012 | Science

Just when you thought electronic devices couldn't get any smaller comes word that Australian scientists have fabricated a transistor out of a single a...

Will Quantum Computers Send Hackers Packing?

Posted 01.20.2012 | Science

Have computer hackers met their match? Not quite yet. But new research suggests that so-called quantum computers now in development could lead to data...

12 Atoms In Smallest Ever Computer Memory

Posted 01.13.2012 | Science

By developing a data storage device composed of just 12 iron atoms, IBM researchers may have signalled the beginning of the end for traditional comput...

How the Brain Got Liberated

Deepak Chopra | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Deepak Chopra

Unlike almost every other organ, the belief about the brain was that healing didn't exist, so that once wounded or impaired, the damage was permanent. Now we know that's not true.