News tagged with time scale

Ion trap quantum computing

( -- “Right now, classical computers are faster than quantum computers,” René Stock tells “The goal of quantum computing is to eventually speed up the time scale of solving certain important ...

dateMay 12, 2009 in Quantum Physics feature
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Feeding galaxy caught in distant searchlight

An international group of astronomers that includes UC Santa Barbara astrophysicist Crystal Martin and former UCSB postdoctoral researcher Nicolas Bouché has spotted a distant galaxy hungrily snacking on nearby gas. The ...

dateJul 04, 2013 in Astronomy
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The downs and ups of mountain building

In the D'Entrecasteaux Islands off Papua New Guinea, the rocks are giving rise to new ideas about the ways in which mountain chains form. A new scientific model inspired by data from the islands shows how the seemingly opposite ...

dateAug 20, 2015 in Earth Sciences
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