Early on in the study of quantum computers, computer scientists posed a question whose answer, they knew, would reveal something deep about the power of these futuristic machines. Twenty-five years later, it’s been all but solved. In a paper posted online at the...
"China’s rising threat to international freedom and democracy has become a hot topic,” said Teng Biao , a Chinese human rights lawyer and former Visitor in the School of Social Science, in an interview about the country's influence in the West. Read more at...
Freeman Dyson , Professor Emeritus in the School of Natural Sciences, sat down with Mat Kaplan of the Planetary Society for a conversation about Dyson Spheres, black holes, gravitational waves, and more, saying: "The universe is just full of things we don't understand. That's...
"My goal is that by understanding the interior of the black hole we understand the universe to be like a cosmology: because the interior of the black hole is like a collapsing universe and by understanding that, we can perhaps be able to understand the...