NIST

atomic clocks

Physicists Used Atomic Clocks to Test Einstein’s Theory of Relativity in a 14-Year Experiment

A foundational thought experiment in Einstein’s theory of general relativity just got its most precise confirmation ever by turning the entire Earth into a laboratory.
Daniel Oberhaus
6.4.18
High Way Patrol

Scientists Are Testing Bomb-Sniffing Technology to Create a Weed Breathalyzer

They totally know, man.
Daniel Oberhaus
7.7.17
studies

Laser Squeezing Pushes Tiny Metal Plate to New Temperature Low

NIST physicists beat a fundamental quantum limit.
Michael Byrne
1.22.17
News

The VICE Morning Bulletin

This morning, the estranged wife of the UCLA gunman has been found dead after police discovered a "kill list," Muhammad Ali has been hospitalized, floods in Paris have shut down the Louvre, and more.
Vice Beta
6.3.16
nsa

Government Must Prepare for When Quantum Computers Can Crack Its Encryption

The agency says the government must develop encryption strong enough to survive a quantum attack.
Bryson Masse
2.12.16
security

Physicists Set a New Fiber-Optic Quantum Teleportation Record

100 kilometers.
Michael Byrne
9.23.15
Chemistry

The Quest To Make Molecules Out of Light

Researchers have created a crucial building block for complex photon-based structures. Good news for quantum computing.
Michael Byrne
9.12.15
security

Countdown to the Crypto-Apocalypse

The race to update encryption before quantum computing becomes a reality.
Daniel Oberhaus
9.1.15
uk

Why the Whole World Is Fighting Over the Leap Second

Enjoy today’s leap second, it could be one of our last.
Victoria Turk
6.30.15
Time

The New Atomic Clock Will Be Accurate for 15 Billion Years

That's almost the age of the universe itself.
Michael Byrne
4.22.15
Power

According to a NIST Analyst, the Internet of Things Is Indefensible

It's a fundamental issue of complexity.
Michael Byrne
4.18.15
information

Calculating the Speed Limit of Quantum Information

NIST scientists offer some disappointing results about quantum computing.
Michael Byrne
4.13.15
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