Spooky Entangled Photons Create Perfectly ‘Unhackable’ Random Numbers

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Live Science NIST has developed a method for generating numbers guaranteed to be random by quantum mechanics. The method generates … Continue reading Spooky Entangled Photons Create Perfectly ‘Unhackable’ Random Numbers

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How quantum trickery can scramble cause and effect

Albert Einstein is heading out for his daily stroll and has to pass through two doorways. First he walks through the green door, and then through the red one. Or … Continue reading How quantum trickery can scramble cause and effect

Unbreakable quantum entanglement

The rotating centrifuge in which the entangled photon source was accelerated to 30 times its weight. Credit: IQOQI/ÖAW Einstein’s “spooky action at a distance” persists even at high accelerations, researchers … Continue reading Unbreakable quantum entanglement

Physicists say they’ve manipulated ‘pure nothingness’ and observed the fallout

According to quantum mechanics, a vacuum isn’t empty at all. It’s actually filled with quantum energy and particles that blink in and out of existence for a fleeting moment – … Continue reading Physicists say they’ve manipulated ‘pure nothingness’ and observed the fallout