Scientists are exploring a variety of ways to make quantum bits. We may not need to settle on a single one.
Quantum information breaks the rules of classical information in a way that could allow us to answer questions that a classical computer cannot.
Quantum computers go beyond the binary.
Inventions like the transistor and laser changed the world. What changes will the second quantum revolution bring?
Uncertainty, entanglement, spooky action: On the quantum scale, the universe doesn’t work the way you might expect.
This month, Symmetry presents a series of articles on the past, present and future of quantum research—and its many connections to particle physics, astrophysics and computing.
Physicists are revisiting what they previously assumed about how dark matter interacts with itself.
Building experimental evidence suggests that the electron, muon and tau may feel different forces.
Explore 10 new works related to particle physics and astrophysics, plus a bonus book on math.
Building a fulfilling mentor-mentee relationship requires agency and investment from both parties.
Heymans, the first woman to be appointed to the role, hopes to give kids and others the chance to appreciate the stars.
Just over 40 years ago, a new theory about the early universe provided a way to tackle multiple cosmological conundrums at once.
Students in the Alaska Native Science & Engineering Program hope to use skills they developed at Fermilab to benefit Indigenous communities.
There’s no one best way to build a telescope.
The answer has to do with dark matter’s role in shaping the cosmos.
New accelerator magnets are undergoing a rigorous training program to prepare them for the extreme conditions inside the upgraded Large Hadron Collider.