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We don’t know when. We don’t know who will get there first. But Q-day will happen — and it will change the world as we know it
Our new podcast series asks what a future powered by quantum computing could look like
The Port of Los Angeles uses a quantum application. Does it work?
The weird physics of quantum computers
Is hype outpacing reality?
Decade-long scheme intended to boost government pledge to make Britain ‘next Silicon Valley’
In this new season, Madhumita Murgia and John Thornhill talks about quantum computing
Company’s latest research could signal a step towards overcoming one hurdle to the technology
It is time to consider the opportunities, and risks, of a new form of computing
Whether the industry will rewrite the future of cryptography and computation is still up for fierce debate
China claims to have made a major breakthrough but western experts say any commercial benefits are still years away
Experts assess whether method outlined in scientific paper could be a sooner-than-expected turning point in the technology
The new Nobel laureates proved Einstein was not always right
Award shared for work to prove theory of entangled particles, an idea Einstein once dismissed as ‘spooky action’
Novo Nordisk Foundation to spend $200mn over seven years on superfast devices for biomedical research
Are the sceptics too sceptical?
The industry has yet to demonstrate any real utility, despite the fanfare, billions of VC dollars and three Spacs
The technology may still be in its early stages, but it is already delivering value
If quantum computing takes off, it will be able to break current encryption systems
What brought the FBI to arrest a Chinese-American scientist in the middle of the night?
Companies are jostling to be the first to find a practical application for quantum computers
To some potential customers this might just sound like fighting fire with fire