Protecting quantum computing networks against hacking threats

Professor Ebrahim Karimi, a member of uOttawa’s Department of Physics and holder of the Canada Research Chair in Structured Light, and doctoral student Frédéric Bouchard observe the setup they used to clone the photons that transmit …more February 3, 2017 by Dave Weatherall As we saw during the 2016 US election, protecting traditional computer systems,…

What Is Consciousness? Physicists Look for Answers By Ross Pomeroy, RealClearScience | December 13, 2016 12:51pm ET

Renowned physicist Edward Witten recently suggested that consciousness might forever remain a mystery. But his words haven’t discouraged other physicists from trying to unravel it. Yes, physicists. In the past, consciousness was almost entirely relegated to the musings of philosophers; it was too ethereal to be studied materially. But as science advanced, so too did our ability…