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Stories by Edwin Cartlidge

Quantum Bits Compressed for the First Time

Physicists have now shown how to encode three quantum bits, the kind of data that might be used in the computers of tomorrow, using just two photons

September 29, 2014 — Edwin Cartlidge and Nature magazine

Magnetism Confirmed to Control the Flow of Heat

A validation of a long-predicted quantum effect points the way to tiny, highly efficient heat engines or information carried by heat exchanges instead of electrical ones

December 20, 2012 — Edwin Cartlidge and Nature magazine