Mathematicians Are Studying Planet-Sized Quantum Computers With God-Like Powers
New research has exploded the space of problems that quantum computers can efficiently verify, simultaneously knocking down milestone problems in quantum physics and math.
The CIA’s Infamous, Unsolved Cryptographic Puzzle Gets a ‘Final Clue’
"Even once it’s cracked, it’s gonna be a riddle, something that’s still controversial and hard to figure out," the creator of the Kryptos puzzle sculpture says.
This Computer Is Made Entirely Out of Chemicals
It is the first ever example of a "chemical Turing machine," a vat of liquid chemicals that can compute.
Number Theorist Fears All Published Math Is Wrong
"I think there is a non-zero chance that some of our great castles are built on sand," he said, arguing that we must begin to rely on AI to verify proofs.