18 July 2019: Quantum logic gates in silicon, and moving on from lab disasters
This week, a new advance in silicon based quantum computing and experiences of how to recover when disaster strikes.
In this episode:
00:45 Quantum logic
A fast and accurate two-qubit logic gate has been designed in silicon.
Research article: Simmons et al.
07:52 Research Highlights
Teaching a computer to solve a Rubik’s cube and immigration in Chichén Itzá.
Research Highlight: AI solves the Rubik’s cube; Research Highlight: Death as a human sacrifice awaited some travellers to a Mayan city
10:43 Coping with calamity
Researchers share how they are recovering from catastrophe.
Career Feature: Explosions, floods and hurricanes: dealing with a lab disaster; News Feature: The battle to rebuild centuries of science after an epic inferno
19:04 News Chat
A campaign to open up the world’s research, and dinosaur egg-laying clubs.
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