Crafting Quantum Theory: Margrethe Bohr and the Labor of Theoretical Physics

Margrethe and Neils Bohr, 1910. (Wikimedia Commons | Public Domain)  By Dr. Megan Shields Formato / 03.15.2018 Lecturer in Writing and Rhetoric Stanford University While the personal correspondence and public lectures of the Nobel Prize winning theoretical physicist, Niels Bohr, often struck readers and listeners as spontaneous or unrehearsed, a painstaking  writing process preceded all of his[…]

You Thought Quantum Mechanics was Weird: Check Out Entangled Time

Photo by Alan Levine, Flickr, Creative Commons By Dr. Elise Crull / 02.02.2018 Assistant Professor in History and Philosophy of Science City College of New York In the summer of 1935, the physicists Albert Einstein and Erwin Schrödinger engaged in a rich, multifaceted and sometimes fretful correspondence about the implications of the new theory of[…]

How Quantum Mechanics can Change Computing

Looking inside a quantum computer. IBM Research By Dr. Jonathan Katz / 08.23.2017 Director, Maryland Cybersecurity Center Professor of Computer Science University of Maryland In early July, Google announced that it will expand its commercially available cloud computing services to include quantum computing. A similar service has been available from IBM since May. These aren’t services most regular people[…]