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Researchers face major hurdle in quantum computing

In a series of treatises, the Rochester researchers report significant advances in improving the transfer of information in quantum systems. Quantum science has the potential to revolutionize modern technology with more efficient computers, communications, and sensing devices. However, achieving these technical goals remains a challenge, especially with regard to the …

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Climate change is melting arctic ice caves

Qaiyaan Harcharek is the harpooner of his Iñupiaq whaling crew in Utqiaġvik, the northernmost city in Alaska. “I was lucky to have nine whales,” he said, which is no small feat. Bowhead whales can be up to 60 feet long and weigh 75 to 100 tons. Landing requires extensive skills, …

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John Hodge Obituary | Space

At 11 a.m. on February 20, 1959, the Canadian Prime Minister John Diefenbaker announced the abandonment of the revolutionary Avro Arrow aircraft project. The hunter was extremely expensive, but had supported 25,000 Canadian high-tech jobs. At 3 p.m. that day, Avro announced to employees (via its public address system) that …

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Dr Antony Norman appointed provost MSU

Morehead State University has announced that Dr Antony Norman, Dean of Ernst and Sara Lane Volgenau College of Education, will be stepped up to the post of Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs. As dean of the Volgenau College of Education, Norman led the college to partner with the …

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