## A New “Law” Suggests Quantum Supremacy Could Happen This Year

Quantum computers are improving at a doubly exponential rate

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Computing

Quantum computers are improving at a doubly exponential rate

June 21, 2019 — Kevin Hartnett and Quanta Magazine

Space

Researchers make significant progress toward proving a critical mathematical test of the theory of general relativity

August 27, 2018 — Kevin Hartnett and Quanta Magazine

Electronics

New algorithms show how very simple robots can be made to work together as a group

February 18, 2018 — Kevin Hartnett and Quanta Magazine

Math

Mathematician Richard Schwartz explains why he loves problems he can start solving right away, and how computers can help

January 17, 2018 — Kevin Hartnett and Quanta Magazine

Math

Proof rests on a surprising link between infinity size and the complexity of mathematical theories

September 16, 2017 — Kevin Hartnett and Quanta Magazine

Math

A mathematician and her collaborators figured out how to predict electrons’ behavior by studying the mathematics of waves

August 30, 2017 — Kevin Hartnett and Quanta Magazine

Math

For centuries mathematicians tried to solve problems by adding new values to the usual numbers. Now they’re investigating the unintended consequences of that tinkering

March 15, 2017 — Kevin Hartnett and Quanta Magazine

The Sciences

The physicist Subir Sachdev borrows tools from string theory to understand the puzzling behavior of superconductors

February 4, 2016 — Kevin Hartnett and Quanta Magazine

Evolution

A new technique for finding and characterizing microbes has boosted the number of known bacteria by almost 50 percent, revealing a hidden world all around us.

August 11, 2015 — Kevin Hartnett and Quanta Magazine