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
If the cosmos is a numerical simulation, there ought to be clues in the spectrum of high energy cosmic rays, say theorists
To translate one language into another, find the linear transformation that maps one to the other. Simple, say a team of Google engineers
A new cosmology successfully explains the accelerating expansion of the universe without dark energy; but only if the universe has no beginning and no end.
Oxford researchers say that 45 percent of America’s occupations will be automated within the next 20 years.
Japanese researchers build a gun capable of stopping speakers in mid-sentence.
The friendship paradox is the empirical observation that your friends have more friends than you do. Now network scientists say your friends are probably wealthier and happier, too.
Chemists have calculated that chains of double or triple-bonded carbon atoms, known as carbyne, should be stronger and stiffer than any known material.
Even if you’ve seen the Leap Motion before, this is a demo you’ve got to watch.
Network theorists working for the US military have worked out how to identify the small “seed” group of people who can spread a message across an entire network