Is dark energy really a mystery ? In this essay of 15 July 2010 the concept of Dark Energy is challenged by Eugenio and Carlo Rovelli on one side versus Rocky Kolb at the other side.
Data teleportation: The quantum space race ? This News & Views in Nature Vol 552 5 December 2012, by Zeeya Merali starts with the following sentence: "Fierce rivals have joined forces in the race to teleport information to and from space".
Quantum Quest In this document of 12 September 2013 the solution over the paradoxes of Quantum Theory are discussed. Now a few of them are trying to reinvent it.
Packet man Book review by Graham Farmelo (delights in study of Albert Einstein's contribytions to quantum theory) of the book "Einstein and the Quantum: The Quest of the Valiant Swabian". By A. Douglas Stone.
Big Bang blunder bursts the multiverse bubble In this article of 3 June 2014 by Paul Steinhardt the supposed detection of gravity waves are discussed. Gravity waves are the proof that the Inflation theory is correct.
A critical evalution of the Book "The Inflationary Universe" by Alan H Guth is also discussed.
Bell's theorem still reverberates In this "Comment" of 26 June 2014: Fifty years ago, John Bell made metaphysics testable, but quantum scientist still dispute the implications. Howard Wiseman proposes a way forward.
Quantum Computer Quest In this article of 4 December 2014 by Elizabeth Gibney the present state as of 2014 is discussed. Not much progress is made. "We are somewhere between the invention of the transistor and the invention of the integrated circuit"
Defend the integrity of Physics In this article of 18/25 December 2014 George Ellis and Joe Silk argue that: Attempts to exempt speculatieve theories of the Universe from experimental verification undermine science.
Quantum ‘spookiness’ passes toughest test yet In this article of 27 August 2015 Zeeya Merali argues that: Experiment plugs loopholes in previous demonstrations of 'action at a distance', against Einstein's objections — and could make data encryption safer.
Encryption faces quantum foe In this article of 10 September 2015 Chris Cesare argues that: Researchers urge readiness against attacks from future-generation computers.
Physicists split by Hawking paper In this "News in focus" article of 28 January 2016 David Castelvecchi argues: Some welcome his latest report as afresh way to solve a BH conundrum; others are unsure of its merits.
Quantum world may be intuitive In this "News" article of 14 April 2016 at page 160 Elizabeth Gibney arques: A computer game suggests that the human mind is adept at grasping the bizarre laws of quantum mechanics
Quantum problems solved through games In this "Research" article of 14 April 2016 at page 184 by Sabrina Maniscalco arques: Humans are better than computers at performing certain tasks because of their intuition and superior visual processing.
Good data are not enough In this "Comment" article of 3 November 2016 Avi Loeb arques: A vibrant scientific culture encourages many interpretations of evidence.
Quantum cloud goes commercial In this "News" article of 9 March 2017 Davide Castelvecchi arques: IBM plans a system aimed at creating a market for the still-immature technology: Quantum Experience
A World without cause and effect In this "News" article of 27 June 2017 Phill Ball arques: Logic-defying experiments into quantum causality scramble the notion of time itself
Witness gravity's quantum side in the lab In this "Comment" article of 13 July 2017 Chiara Marletto and Vlatko Vedral arques: Physicists should rethink interference experiments to reveal whether or not general relativity follows classical theory
Quantum machine learning In this "Review" article of 14 September 2017 Jacob Biamonte, Peter Wittek, Nicola Pancotti, Patrick Rebentrost, Nathan Wiebe & Seth Lloyd argue: Fuelled by increasing computer power and algorithmic advances, machine learning techniques have become powerful tools for finding patterns in data.
Quantum-teleportation experiments turn 20 In this "News and Views" article of 7 December 2017 Nicolas Gisin argues: In 1997, it was demonstrated that quantum states can be teleported from one location to a distant one. The discovery had huge consequences for the development of quantum communication and computing
The entangled Web In this "News and Views" article of 14 Februari 2018 David Castelvecchi argues: Networks that harness entanglement and teleportation could enable leaps in security, computing and science.
Challenging local realism with human choices In this "News and Views" article of 10 May 2018 The Big Bell Test Callaboration explains: The observed correlations strongly contradict local realism and other realistic positions in bipartite and tripartite scenarios.
Quantum Gravity: What is Spacetime? In this "Inside" article of 10 May 2018 George Musser argues: Physicists believe that at the tiniest scale, space emerges from quanta. What might these building blocks look like?
Special relativity validated by neutrino's In this "News and Views" article of 16 August 2018 Matthew Mewes argues: Neutrinos are tiny, ghost-like particles that habitually change identity. A measurement of the rate of change in high-energy neutrinos racing through Earth provides a record-breaking test of Einstein’s special theory of relativity.
Quantum puzzle baffles physicists In this "News and Views" article of 27 September 2018 Davide Castelvecchi argues: New twist on thought experiment yields conflicting results.
A singing, dancing Universe In this Comment "Spring books" article of 18 Aprill 2019 Jon Butterworth enjoys a celebration of mathematics - led theoretical physics.
The book reviewed is: The Universe Speaks in Numbers: How Modern Maths Reveals Nature's Deepest Secrets by Graham Farmelo.
When quantum physics met psychiatry This is a "Book Review" of 27 August 2020 by Anil Ananthaswany. The book reviewed is: "Synchronicity: The epic Quest to understand Quantum Nature of Cause and Effect" by Paul Halpern. The book is about Carl Jung and Wolfgang Pauli
Shedding squeezed light on darkmatter In this "News and view" article of 11 Februari 2021 Igor G. Irastorza. argues: "Hypothetical particles called axions could constitute dark matter - the unseen component of the Universe"
The language machines In this "Article" of 3 March 2021 Matthew Hutson argues: A remarkable AI can write like humans — but with no understanding of what it’s saying.
An autonomous debating system In this "Article" of 18 March 2021 Noam Slonim e.a. argue: The development of computational argumentation technologies is therefore an important emerging disipline in AI research. Here we present Project Debater, an autonomous debating system that can engage in a competitive debat with humans.
6 May 2021 Thrill of magnetic moment This "News and Views" by Harvey B Meyer starts with the sentence: A new first-principle computation of the effect that creates most uncertainty in calculations of magnetic moment of a muon particle has been reported.
The data-driven future of high energy density physics This "Perspective" of 20 May 2021 by Peter W Hatfield ea argues: That machine learning models and data-driven methods are in the process of reshaping our exploration of these extreme systems that have hitherto proved far too nonlinear for human researchers.
Quantum theory and the square root of minus one This "News and Views" article of 23 December 2021 by William K. Wooters. ea argues: Standard quantum theory contains square roots of negative numbers. But how essential are these ‘imaginary’ numbers?
A holographic Wormhole in a Quantum-computer News and Views of 1 December 2022: A system of nine quantum bits has been used to simulate a state known as a holographic wormhole, a concept that features in attempts to reconcile quantum mechanics with the general theory of relativity.
A planetary ring in a surprising place News 9 February 2023 By Matthew M. Hedman: An object in the distant Solar System has been shown to have a ring that is unusually far from its host — prompting speculation about how the ring material has avoided clumping together to form moons.
Silence, escape and survival drive the persistence of HIV News and views 9 February 2023 By Nicolas Chomont : Sophisticated experimental approaches reveal cellular and immune-system mechanisms that enable rare HIV-infected cells to persist for decades in people who are taking antiretroviral drugs.
Bright black holes and neutron stars beat alike News and Views 2 March 2023 By Emrah Kalemci: Multi-wavelength observations of radiation from a bright neutron-star system show signatures similar to that of a black-hole binary, suggesting that the accretion mechanism is the same for all such sources at high luminosities.
In AI, is bigger always better? News and Views 9 March 2023 by Anil Ananthaswamy: As generative AI models grow larger and more powerful, some scientists advocate for leaner, more energy-efficient systems.
Chatbots shouldn’t use emojis News and Views 16 March 2023 by Carissa Veliz: Artificial intelligence that can manipulate our emotions is a scandal waiting to happen.
A compelling explanation for an enigmatic object News and Views 16 March 2023 by Marco Micheli: Seemingly contradictory observations of the first known interstellar object are reconciled in a model that presents a physically realistic framework for understanding the object’s many peculiarities.
Black holes up close Perspective 16 March 2023 by Ramesh Narayan & Eliot Quataert: Recent developments have ushered in a new era in the field of black-hole astrophysics, providing a direct view of the remarkable environment near black-hole event horizons.
Double trouble: two slits, many questions Books & Arts 15 June 2023 by : Anil Ananthaswamy. Thomas Young’s double-slit experiment originally served to prove that light is a wave — but later quantum versions have made for a much fuzzier picture.
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