The breakthrough, made by researchers at Caltech, Fermilab and NASA, among others, is a step towards a practical quantum internet.
An entirely new type of computer will change the way science is done, and could break traditional types of encryption.
The new research could be useful for the development of spin-based quantum computers.
Until this week, there was no conclusive proof that quantum computers have an advantage over classical computers.
“Our research brought these amazingly sophisticated events called life to the realm of the atomic and microscopic world …and it worked.”
IBM, Google and others are racing to achieve quantum supremacy.
Quantum information scientist Michele Mosca speaks about the near future.
We're another step closer to an "unhackable" internet.
Google researchers claim they're working on a supercomputer that harnesses the power of quantum physics, but some experts worry it could be used to wreak havoc on financial markets.
"When someone has a quantum computer, no one is really going to feel safe anymore."