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Has the age of quantum computing arrived?

Has the age of quantum computing arrived? | Physics | Scoop.it
It’s a mind-bending concept with the potential to change the world, and Canadian tech company D-Wave claims to have cracked the code
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Scientists discover new subatomic particle

Scientists discover new subatomic particle | Physics | Scoop.it
Physicists have discovered a new elementary particle—the latest member to be added to the exotic species known as tetraquarks. 

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Paradox at the heart of mathematics makes physics problem unanswerable

Paradox at the heart of mathematics makes physics problem unanswerable | Physics | Scoop.it
Gödel’s incompleteness theorems are connected to unsolvable calculations in quantum physics.
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The two most dangerous numbers in the universe are threatening the end of physics

The two most dangerous numbers in the universe are threatening the end of physics | Physics | Scoop.it
A deeply disturbing and controversial line of thinking has emerged within the physics community.
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Scientists struggle to stay grounded after possible gravitational wave signal

Scientists struggle to stay grounded after possible gravitational wave signal | Physics | Scoop.it
Cosmologist’s tweet appears to confirm rumours of discovery that could ‘open a new window on the universe’
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Inside Google's Quantum Computing Lab, Questing for the Perfect Computer | MIT Technology Review

Inside Google's Quantum Computing Lab, Questing for the Perfect Computer | MIT Technology Review | Physics | Scoop.it
Physicist John Martinis could deliver one of the holy grails of computing to Google—a machine that dramatically speeds up today’s applications and makes new ones possible.
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A fundamental quantum physics problem has been proved unsolvable - Factor

A fundamental quantum physics problem has been proved unsolvable - Factor | Physics | Scoop.it
For the first time a major physics problem has been proved unsolvable, meaning that no matter how accurately a material is mathematically described on a microscopic level, there will not be enough information to predict its macroscopic behaviour.
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Charge-parity violation

Charge-parity violation | Physics | Scoop.it
Matter and antimatter behave differently. Scientists hope that investigating how might someday explain why we exist.
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We Calculated How Hard Holly Holm Kicked Ronda Rousey in the Face

We Calculated How Hard Holly Holm Kicked Ronda Rousey in the Face | Physics | Scoop.it
Holly Holm delivered a knockout kick in her match against Ronda Rousey. Here's an estimate of the impact force it carried.
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Advanced LIGO Listens for Gravitational Waves | Quanta Magazine

Advanced LIGO Listens for Gravitational Waves | Quanta Magazine | Physics | Scoop.it
The physicist Gabriela González is on the cusp of finding the first direct evidence of gravitational waves — soundlike wobbles in space-time produced by black
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Google's Quantum Computer Just Got a Big Upgrade | WIRED

Google's Quantum Computer Just Got a Big Upgrade | WIRED | Physics | Scoop.it
Google is upgrading its quantum computer, and it's making the leap without using any more power.
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A Multifaceted, Multilevel Exploration of the Physics of Sports

A Multifaceted, Multilevel Exploration  of the Physics of Sports | Physics | Scoop.it
BOOK REVIEW: Sports Physics. Edited by Christophe Clanet, École Polytechnique, Paris, 2013, 640 pages, € 40.00.
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Who ordered that?

Who ordered that? | Physics | Scoop.it
An unexpected data signal that could change everything has particle physicists salivating.
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Gravitational waves discovered: how did the experiment at LIGO actually work?

Gravitational waves discovered: how did the experiment at LIGO actually work? | Physics | Scoop.it
A glimpse inside a truly extraordinary experiment.
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Ancient Babylonians 'first to use geometry' - BBC News

Ancient Babylonians 'first to use geometry' - BBC News | Physics | Scoop.it
Sophisticated geometry - the branch of mathematics that deals with shapes - was being used at least 1,400 years earlier than previously thought, a study suggests.
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Periodic table's seventh row finally filled as four new elements are added

Periodic table's seventh row finally filled as four new elements are added | Physics | Scoop.it
Discovery of four super-heavy chemical elements by scientists in Russia, America and Japan has been verified by experts and formally added to table
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A New Theory to Explain the Higgs Mass

A New Theory to Explain the Higgs Mass | Physics | Scoop.it
One of the greatest mysteries in physics could be solved by a mattress-like axion field that permeates space and time.
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Belgian Physicists Calculate that Everyone Is Lying About the Downed Russian Jet

Belgian Physicists Calculate that Everyone Is Lying About the Downed Russian Jet | Physics | Scoop.it
astrophysicists Tom van Doorsslaere and Giovanni Lapenta of the Belgian KU Leuven used some simple Newtonian mechanics.
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Brian Greene Explains That Whole General Relativity Thing - YouTube

Theoretical Physicist Brian Greene explains how the universe works using a water bottle and disco music. Subscribe To "The Late Show" Channel HERE: http://bi...
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Peeling Sticky Tape Produces X-rays

Peeling Sticky Tape Produces X-rays | Physics | Scoop.it
Have you ever noticed that peeling sticky tape produces sparks of light? Maybe not, unless you like to wrap gifts in the dark.
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How astronauts train for space missions - BBC News

How astronauts train for space missions - BBC News | Physics | Scoop.it
In December history will be made when Tim Peake becomes the first official, government backed, British astronaut to go to the International Space Station.
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Fusion reactors 'economically viable' say experts

Fusion reactors 'economically viable' say experts | Physics | Scoop.it
Fusion reactors could become an economically viable means of generating electricity within a few decades, and policy makers should start planning to build them as a replacement for conventional nuclear power stations, according ...
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I Asked 12 Scientists: What Is The One Fact Humanity Needs To Know?

I Asked 12 Scientists: What Is The One Fact Humanity Needs To Know? | Physics | Scoop.it
"If civilisation was destroyed, what scientific information would you pass on to the survivors?"
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