Sudoku fanatics have long claimed that the smallest number of starting clues a puzzle can contain is 17. Now a year-long calculation proves there are no 16-clue puzzles.
Hundreds of dollars and as many pounds of goods supplanted, thanks to a single device.
If we want to bring coding skills to the masses, we may have to reinvent what programming is.
The ability to teleport energy from one location to another could revolutionise the way quantum devices operate, but only if it can be made to work over practical distances. Now physicists think they know how.
One solution to the typing-on-a-screen problem asks us to change our behavior; the other changes its behavior to fit us.
Mathematicians and computer scientists are involved in enabling wide intrusions on individual privacy.
A quantum internet capable of sending perfectly secure messages has been running at Los Alamos National Labs for the last two and a half years, say researchers
Forget robotic product delivery. I suspect that as usual for Google, it’s all about the data.
Google is working on electronics-laden contact lenses to monitor glucose levels for diabetics. Welcome to the club.
Physicists have teleported quantum information from one ensemble of atoms to another 150 metres away, a demonstration that paves the way towards quantum routers and a quantum Internet