Tag: Quantum Mechanics
Quantum leap spells new age of computing
Will quantum computers change the world for the better? IBM has built the most powerful quantum computer ever. The technology has a long way to go, but some think it will change everything.
Scientists hail evidence of parallel universes
Yet another sign has been discovered that supports the increasingly popular “multiverse theory” — the idea that there is an infinite number of universes. Would that make physics pointless?
Quantum computers: technology’s next frontier
IBM has announced plans to build the world’s first commercially available quantum computer. The technology could completely change how the world works. Would it be a good thing?
Scientists detect ripples from dawn of time
An international team of researchers has announced a dramatic discovery: evidence, after a long search, of how the universe came into being. Is it a genuine breakthrough or simply hot air?
‘Theory of everything’ provokes fierce backlash
When a famous mathematician claimed he had witnessed the solution to the great mysteries of physics, it set the internet buzzing with excitement. Is this ‘the answer’, or just a red herring?
Counting qubits: computing at the edge of reality
Scientists in America are celebrating an exciting new invention. If the 'quantum computer' can be made to work, we might be on the brink of a technological revolution.