Tag: physics

  • Quantum computing, not AI, will define our future

    William ("Whurley") Hurley IBM researcher Jerry Chow in the quantum computing lab at IBM’s T.J. Watson Research Center. Humanizing Quantum Computing These are just the beginnings of the strange world of quantum mechanics. Personally, I’m enthralled by quantum computing. It fascinates me on many levels, from its technical arcana to its potential applications that could […]

  • How Fast Can Gravitational Wave Detection Get?

    On September 14, 2015, gravitational waves from the smashup of two black holes reached Earth. And for the first time, a scientific instrument was ready to detect this type of signal. This was a massive discovery: Astronomers had never before seen the undulations of spacetime—that stuff in which everything in the universe swims. The detection […]