physics

Quantum entanglement enables a range of futuristic technologies.

The Nobel Prize in Physics is awarded to scientists who have paved the way for quantum computing

Three scientists who laid the groundwork for understanding the strange “entangled” behavior of quantum particles have been awarded the 2022 Nobel Prize in Physics. French physicist Alain Aspect, Austrian Anton Zeilinger and American John Clauser were honored for their experiments exploring the nature of entangled quantum particles. Defying the logic of our everyday reality, these …

The Nobel Prize in Physics is awarded to scientists who have paved the way for quantum computing Read More »

Titans of quantum physics win breakthrough prize

Titans of quantum physics win breakthrough prize

As billions of dollars flow into quantum computing and countries build secure communications networks using quantum encryption, the importance of quantum information science has become increasingly difficult to ignore. This year’s Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics honors four pioneers who combined math, computer science and physics to do “fundamental work in the field of quantum …

Titans of quantum physics win breakthrough prize Read More »

‘Father of quantum computing’ wins $3 million physics prize

A theoretical physicist who has never had a regular job has won the most lucrative science award for his pioneering contributions to the mind-bending field of quantum computing. David Deutsch, who is affiliated with the University of Oxford, shares the $3m (about £2.65m) Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics with three other researchers who laid the …

‘Father of quantum computing’ wins $3 million physics prize Read More »