News tagged with encryption key

'Spooky action at a distance' aboard the ISS

( —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 small distances ...

dateApr 09, 2013 in Quantum Physics
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Beefing up public-key encryption

Most financial transactions on the Internet are safeguarded by a cryptographic technique called public-key encryption. Where traditional encryption relies on a single secret key, shared by both sender and recipient, public-key ...

dateFeb 18, 2013 in Computer Sciences
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Beating the dark side of quantum computing

A future quantum computer will be able to carry out calculations billions of times faster than even today's most powerful machines by exploit the fact that the tiniest particles, molecules, atoms and subatomic particles can ...

dateNov 16, 2012 in Engineering
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