NIST selects four ‘post-quantum’ encryption standards

NIST selects four ‘post-quantum’ encryption standards

The US institute has selected four algorithms that will be developed to protect data from a future quantum computer attack
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Why quantum sensors are the ‘stepchild’ of quantum technologies

Why quantum sensors are the ‘stepchild’ of quantum technologies

The diversity of quantum sensing applications is exciting for scientists, but challenging for potential investors
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Closest black hole is really a vampire star, augmented reality comes to prescription eyeglasses

Closest black hole is really a vampire star, augmented reality comes to prescription eyeglasses

We chat about curved waveguide technology and a mysterious stellar system
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Planets in Alpha Centauri could be carbon-rich – if they exist

Planets in Alpha Centauri could be carbon-rich – if they exist

New modelling predicts the composition, structure and atmosphere of hypothetical nearby worlds
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Are neuromorphic systems the future of high-performance computing?

Are neuromorphic systems the future of high-performance computing?

Experts debate the pros and cons of computers that mimic our brains
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‘Nearest black hole to Earth’ does not exist, Usain Bolt races a dinosaur, space telescope soap

Excerpts from the Red folder
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Large-scale solar farms could increase rainfall in some arid regions

Large-scale solar farms could increase rainfall in some arid regions

Fresh water supplies could be boosted on the Arabian Red Sea coastal plain, study suggests
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