In quantum entanglement first, scientists link distant large objects

Physicists create quantum entanglement, making two distant objects behave as one.

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  • Researchers accomplished quantum entanglement between a mechanical oscillator and a cloud of atoms.
  • The feat promises application in quantum communication and quantum sensors.
  • Quantum entanglement involves linking two objects, making them behave as one at a distance.
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    Landau Genius Scale ranking of the smartest physicists ever

    How Nobel Prize winner physicist Lev Landau ranked the best physics minds of his generation.

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    • Nobel-Prize-winning Soviet physicist Lev Landau used a scale to rank the best physicists of the 20th century.
    • The physicist based it on their level of contribution to science.
    • The scale was logarithmic, with each level being 10 times more valuable.
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    Universe works like a cosmological neural network, argues new paper

    Controversial physics theory says reality around us behaves like a computer neural network.

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    • Physicist proposes that the universe behaves like an artificial neural network.
    • The scientist's new paper seeks to reconcile classical physics and quantum mechanics.
    • The theory claims that natural selection produces both atoms and "observers".
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    • A little-known correspondence between Einstein and Freud reveals his thoughts on war.
    • In this letter, Einstein puts forth the idea for a world government run by an intellectual elite.
    • His goal in this letter was to get Freud's insight into the psychologial matter of violence and how to solve it.
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