The technology underpinning Bitcoin has flaws that threaten to undermine the currency’s value.
Physicists have long known that entangled photons can make more precise measurements than independent ones. Now Japanese physicists have built a microscope that proves it.
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Large cities are more productive than small ones so it shouldn’t come as a surprise that they produce more CO2 as well, say physicists.
Computer scientists have used the pattern of social media communication in Syria to reveal the structure of opposing forces in the civil war.
Nobody agrees on how to define a city. But the emergence of “natural cities” from social media data sets may change that, say computational geographers.
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A European team of physicists has demonstrated a device that can teleport quantum information to a solid-state quantum memory over telecom fiber, a crucial capability for any future quantum Internet.