Quantum bits, aka qubits, can simultaneously encode 0 and 1. But multi-colored photons could enable even more states to exist at the same time, ramping up computing power. Christopher Intagliata reports.
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When the Oroville Dam spillway cracked and failed after a wet California winter, a team of scientists created a one fiftieth–scale model of the damaged concrete and eroded hillside to help guide the reconstruction.