Best of Last Week – The sound of an atom captured, solid light created and the banality of evil
May the force be with us? Precise measurements test quantum electrodynamics, constrain possible fifth fundamental force
Ex nihilo: Dynamical Casimir effect in metamaterial converts vacuum fluctuations into real photons
Physicists add 'quantum Cheshire Cats' to list of quantum paradoxes
Study finds semiclassical gravity counterintuitive, but on the horizon of testability
Physicists experimentally demonstrate one-way quantum steering
Eavesdroppers begone: New quantum key distribution technique is impervious to noise
Point-like defects in a quantum fluid behave like magnetic monopoles
Maxwell's demon can use quantum information to generate work
Quantum mechanics could make money, credit cards, and tickets immune to fraud
Quantum strategies fail to improve capacity of quantum optical communication channels
Physicists extend entanglement in Einstein experiment
Pressing the accelerator on quantum robotics
Quantum computing will allow for the creation of powerful computers, but also much smarter and more creative robots than conventional ones. This was the conclusion reached by researchers from Spain and Austria, ...
'Solid' light could compute previously unsolvable problems
Researchers at Princeton University have begun crystallizing light as part of an effort to answer fundamental questions about the physics of matter.