​What will NASA be doing with its new quantum computer?

Earlier this year, NASA, in partnership with Google, acquired the world's largest quantum computer. But just what does the space agency plan to do with a device with such revolutionary potential? We talked to one of their lead researchers to find out. » 11/20/13 11:40am 11/20/13 11:40am

Quantum Computing Takes a Gigantic Leap Forward

An international team of scientists have just held a qubit's memory state for 39 minutes. That might not sound like much, but it's 100 times longer than the previous record. It's a groundbreaking achievement that could pave the way to freakishly fast computers. » 11/15/13 1:00pm 11/15/13 1:00pm