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Tag: Quantum Mechanics

Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics: As We Enter a New Quantum Era: Michele Mosca Public Lecture

In his public lecture at Perimeter Institute on Oct. 5, 2015, Michele Mosca (Institute for Quantum Computing, Perimeter Institute) explored quantum technologies – those that already exist, and those yet to come – and how they will affect our lives.  

PBS: How the Quantum Eraser Rewrites the Past | Space Time

Causality is meant to move in one direction: forward. But the Quantum Eraser experiment seems to reverse causality. How and why can this happen and what are the implications of this experiment on how we understand Quantum Mechanics and our greater universe?  

The University of Tokyo: Quantum Mechanics of Molecular Structures

Learn two methods used to determine molecular structures and their properties in this introduction to Quantum Mechanics.  

University of Melbourne: Jim Al-Khalili: Time travel: Separating science fact from science fiction

Is time travel possible? Science fiction has monopolised this question for so long, we thought it was time to investigate what real science has to say. In this lecture which will cover fascinating ideas in physics that lead from Einstein’s theories of relativity, Jim Al-Khalili will treat us to a look at dimensions, investigate how …

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TED Ed: Schrödinger’s cat: A thought experiment in quantum mechanics

Austrian physicist Erwin Schrödinger, one of the founders of quantum mechanics, posed this famous question: If you put a cat in a sealed box with a device that has a 50% chance of killing the cat in the next hour, what will be the state of the cat when that time is up? Chad Orzel …

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Gian Giudice: Why our universe might exist on a knife-edge

FILMED MAY 2013 • POSTED OCT 2013 • TEDxCERN TED presents a talk by Gian Giudice on the Higgs boson. Giudice talks us through a problem in theoretical physics: what if the Higgs field exists in an ultra-dense state that could mean the collapse of all atomic matter?

Google and NASA’s Quantum Artificial Intelligence Lab

In this clip Google talks about their brand new quantum computer and what it can do. The computer is a result of the Google’s Quantum Artificial Intelligence Lab and a NASA collaboration. The computer itself has been created by D-Wave Systems, and has been claimed to be the first commercially available quantum computer. Although critics …

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Anton Zeilinger: Newton Lecture 2008 – Quantum Information

Quantum Information and the Foundations of Quantum Mechanics The lecture is given by the inaugural winner of the Isaac Newton medal, Professor Anton Zeilinger, University of Vienna and introduced by Professor Sir Peter Knight, Imperial College. The Institute of Physics is a leading scientific society. They are a charitable organisation with a worldwide membership of …

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