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Quantum Blockchains Could Act Like Time Machines

Quantum blockchain systems could resist hacks by quantum computers

Mon 23 Apr 18 from IEEE Spectrum

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Yale plays quantum catch in new research

Yale's latest work expanding the reach of quantum information science is actually a game of quantum pitch and catch.

Mon 23 Apr 18 from

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High-power laser system generates ultrashort pulses of light covering a large share of the mid-infrared spectrum

Molecules are the building blocks of life. Like all other organisms, we are made of them. They control our biorhythm, and they can also reflect our state of health. Researchers led by Ferenc ...

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Physicists control transitions between different states of matter

An international group of physicists managed for the first time to experimentally observe the transition between two states of matter, propagating polariton-solitons and a Bose-Einstein condensate. ...

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Dark Photons Probably Don't Exist, and If They Did, They'd Be Super Weird

A measurement of the fine structure constant puts significant limitations on the existence of these dark partners to ordinary light particles.

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Controlled nuclear transition for vastly more accurate clocks

A Russian scientist from Skobelitsyn Research Institute of Nuclear Physics, MSU theoretically substantiated that the speed of transition of thorium-229 from ground to excited state may be managed ...

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How to verify nuclear treaties without giving away secrets

During the historic nuclear arms negotiations in the 1980s between the United States and the Soviet Union, "trust, but verify" became a common phrase. Today, with control of the spread ...

Sun 22 Apr 18 from Gizmag

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Quantum radar will expose stealth aircraft

Stealth aircraft in the Canadian arctic will be no match for a new quantum radar system.

Mon 23 Apr 18 from

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Study recommends strong role for national labs in 'second laser revolution'

A new study calls for the U.S. to step up its laser R&D efforts to better compete with major overseas efforts to build large, high-power laser systems, and notes progress and milestones at the ...

Fri 20 Apr 18 from

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