Putting aside our personal feelings on the nature of war and what it is or isn’t good for, 2019 boasted some of the most mind-bending military tech we’ve ever seen. From an invisibility cloak to a...
A team of physicists at Lancaster University in the United Kingdom recently cooled a handful of LEGO bricks to a couple of millidegrees above absolute zero, which is -273.15 degrees Celsius...
The Russian government just launched a new initiative to catch its quantum computing program up to those of other world leaders. Over the next five years, Russia plans to pump about 50 billion...
Amazon Web Services, the retailing giant’s digital services division, just announced Braket: the company’s new cloud computing service. Braket is meant to give developers and scientists a way to...
After weeks of speculation caused by a fleeting appearance of a paper that claimed it could turn the world of computation on its head, Google decided to come out and say it outright in a paper...
There have been rumors going around for weeks about Google’s apparent achievement of quantum supremacy — using a quantum computer to perform a calculation faster than a regular binary computer. And...
According to a now-deleted paper spotted by the Financial Times on NASA’s Technical Reports Server last week, Google researchers have achieved “quantum supremacy” — in other words, their quantum...
When will the first person to die via sentient sex robot? What about the first death in outer space? Who will be the first person to escape the traditional age of death – living to be 150 years...
Researchers at Stanford University have developed a “quantum microphone” that is so sensitive, it can measure individual particles of sound, which are otherwise known as “phonons.” “We expect this...
Bits are essentially the building blocks of today’s classic computers. Each bit can only store a 1 or a 0, and if you put enough of them together, you can process quite a lot of information — but...