Episode 271: Quantum Supremacy

This episode contains: Steven starts off with some Fallout news. We then get to the science.

Getting Physical: UC Santa Barbara/Google researchers demonstrate the power of 53 entangled qubits. “Researchers have made good on their claim to quantum supremacy. Using 53 entangled quantum bits (‘qubits’), their Sycamore computer has taken on — and solved — a problem considered intractable for classical computers.”


Sci-Fi: We discuss the new Star Wars trailer. Devon is reading Supernova Era by Cixin Liu. Devon the talks about the family that had been living in their cellar thinking the End Times had come. Steven talks about the new Netflix Show Daybreak and Devon talks about the new Netflix show Living With Yourself. Steven then talks about a new space based RPG video game.


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