Quantum: Why We Want 'Em

Big Picture Science Radio Show - Quantum: Why We Want 'Em

Today, everything from cell phones to LED lighting depends on the weird behavior described by quantum mechanics. But will this strange physics soon bring us computers millions of times faster than your laptop, or instant communication across the universe? And is the difference between life and death just a matter of quantum mechanics?
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Where in the Worlds has SETI Institute Been? - Jan 15, 2017 - Jan 21, 2018
A roundup of SETI Institute in the media.
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A roundup of SETI Institute in the media.
January 12, 2018
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Carl Sagan Center Activity Report December 2017
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A roundup of SETI Institute in the media.
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