Why the Future is Quantum

Begun as curiosity-driven research, it is now accelerating advances in everything from computing to medicine and finance.

Wilson da Silva
May 18 · 7 min read
Artist’s impression of spin-orbit coupling of atom qubits used in quantum computing (Tony Melov/CQC2T)

BELOW THE SIZE of atoms, the world functions strangely: particles can be waves, waves can be particles, and particles can jump vast distances without traversing space. Yet, these strange phenomena, known as quantum…