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The quantum Internet will usher in faster speeds. (Image:  pixabay /  CC0 1.0)

Scientific Breakthrough: A Quantum Internet

A team of researchers from Osaka University in Japan has created a technological breakthrough by sending quantum information to a quantum dot. The findings are expected to be of great assistance in the quest to build an Internet network that…

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Scientific Breakthrough: A Quantum Internet

A team of researchers from Osaka University in Japan has created a technological breakthrough by sending quantum information to a quantum dot. The findings are expected to be of great…

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Ghosts of Ancient Explosions Live on in Stars Today

When small, dense stars called white dwarfs explode, they produce bright, short-lived flares called Type Ia supernovae. These supernovae are informative cosmological markers for astronomers — for example, they were…

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How Wildfires Trap Carbon for Centuries to Millennia

Charcoal produced by wildfires could trap carbon for hundreds of years and help mitigate climate change, according to new research just published. The extensive and unprecedented outbreak of wildfires in…

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Fate of Coral Reefs Undermined by Mining

A new study from The Australian National University (ANU) has shown the impact phosphate mining is having on our coral reefs. The study looked at coral reefs around Christmas Island,…