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Quantum Computers

Quantum Computing Is About To Overturn Cybersecurity's Balance Of Power

Vivek Wadhwa | Posted 05.13.2015 | Technology
Vivek Wadhwa

Quantum computers are already here in a limited form, and fully functional versions are on the way. They will be as transformative for mankind as were the mainframe computers, personal computers, and smartphones that we all use. As do all advancing technologies, they will also create new nightmares. The most worrisome development will be in cryptography.

Scientists Overseas Report Major Teleportation Advance

The Huffington Post | David Freeman | Posted 05.30.2014 | Science

No one's getting beamed up anytime soon, but teleportation may have taken a big step closer to reality. Researchers at Delft University of Technolo...

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 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...

The New Information Theology

Victor Stenger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Victor Stenger

Far from providing aid and comfort to those who seek evidence for a Creator, the quantum computer universe makes not only the existence of a Creator unnecessary, it makes it unlikely.

Cool Advance in Quantum Computing

Craig Newmark | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Craig Newmark

Hey, the deal with quantum computers is that they might be to operate at extreme speeds, like for weather simulation or protein folding, or brain modeling.

DK Matai | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
DK Matai

Editor's Note: This post has been removed from the Huffington Post....

US Scientific Breakthrough May Lead To 'Super-Fast Quantum Computers'

Reuters | Julie Steenhuysen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

U.S. physicists have coaxed tiny artificial atoms into communicating in an advance that may lead to super-fast quantum computers, the researchers said...