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Quantum computing comes closer as diamonds get spooky

International boffins are chuffed today to publish cunning research in which they demonstrate quantum entanglement - the "spooky action at a distance" so disliked by Einstein - between a pair of small synthetic diamonds: and, this is the clever bit, at room temperature rather than in a cryogenic chamber or similar, so bringing the long hoped-for quantum computer hardware that bit nearer.

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GrumpyVeteran4471d ago

In laymen terms, what could the average joe experience if he had some sort of Quantum Computer?

Speed-Racer4470d ago

The full answer to 22/7 in 3 seconds.

quantumriian4471d ago

Massive computing power. While ALL computers up until now operate on just 2 states of an atom (known as 1 and 0), a quantum computer could theoretically operate on all states of an atom, of which there are actually over 30. Just the movement from a binary to a trinary system holds exponential increases in power.

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James Webb Space Telescope finds 'extremely red' supermassive black hole growing

The supermassive black hole is 40 million times as massive as the sun and powers a quasar that existed 700 million years after the Big Bang.

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15 Tips & Settings to Get the Most Out of Vision Pro

Vision Pro is here and it’s a surprisingly capable device. Apple has also loaded the headset with a ton of options and features that aren’t obvious at first glance.

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Odysseus mission to be cut short after moon lander's sideways touchdown

Engineers expect to lose contact with the private US moon lander Odysseus on Tuesday, cutting short the mission after its sideways touchdown last week.

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