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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    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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    Ultracold gas exhibits bizarre quantum behavior

    New experiments find weird quantum activity in supercold gas.

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  • Experiments on an ultracold gas show strange quantum behavior.
  • The observations point to applications in quantum computing.
  • The find may also advance chaos theory and explain the butterfly effect.
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    New invention promises quantum internet that can't be hacked

    Breakthrough technology uses multiplexing entanglement to make an ultra-secure quantum internet.

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    • Scientists devise the largest-ever quantum communications network.
    • The technology is much cheaper than previous attempts and promises to be hacker-proof.
    • The 'multiplexing' system devised by the researchers splits light particles that carry information.
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    New hypothesis argues the universe simulates itself into existence

    A physics paper proposes neither you nor the world around you are real.

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    • A new hypothesis says the universe self-simulates itself in a "strange loop".
    • A paper from the Quantum Gravity Research institute proposes there is an underlying panconsciousness.
    • The work looks to unify insight from quantum mechanics with a non-materialistic perspective.
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