quantum mechanics (2)

Quantum Tunneling Takes a Surprisingly Long Time

The quantum world... is weird. Physicists have a pretty good handle on it mathematically, but that math can sometimes point to things that just seem wrong. Like a particle zooming...

06 November 2020

How Quantum Diamonds Will Help Us Detect Cosmic Collisions

Back in 2015, the two detectors that make up the experiment called LIGO made waves. Well, technically they detected waves — they picked up the gravitational waves generated by two...

07 October 2020