Quantum-to-classical transition may be explained by fuzziness of measurement references
Experiment investigates how classical physics may emerge from quantum physics
Does the quantum wave function represent reality?
Physicists show self-correcting quantum computers are theoretically possible
143 is largest number yet to be factored by a quantum algorithm
Using quantum methods to read classical memories offers surprising advantages
Einstein equations indicate possibility of black hole formation at the LHC
'Spooky action at a distance' aboard the ISS
(Phys.org) —Albert Einstein famously described quantum entanglement as "spooky action at distance"; however, up until now experiments that examine this peculiar aspect of physics have been limited to relatively ...
Quantum mechanics explains efficiency of photosynthesis
Light-gathering macromolecules in plant cells transfer energy by taking advantage of molecular vibrations whose physical descriptions have no equivalents in classical physics, according to the first unambiguous ...
Fastest rotating man-made object created
(Phys.org) —A team of researchers at the University of St Andrews has created the world's fastest spinning man-made object.
Researchers propose using distant quasars to test Bell's theorem
In a paper published this week in the journal Physical Review Letters, MIT researchers propose an experiment that may close the last major loophole of Bell's inequality—a 50-year-old theorem that, if vio ...
Testing Einstein's E=mc2 in outer space
(Phys.org)—University of Arizona physicist Andrei Lebed has stirred the physics community with an intriguing idea yet to be tested experimentally: The world's most iconic equation, Albert Einstein's E=mc2, may be cor ...
Physics duo create first knotted vortex in a fluid (w/ video)
New scheme for quantum computing
(Phys.org) —Tom Wong, a graduate student in physics and David Meyer, professor of mathematics at the University of California, San Diego, have proposed a new algorithm for quantum computing, that will speed ...