Quantum communications developments

We previously discussed the Quantum Communication Space race in a post in June. Since then several interesting developments occurred. Time to have a look again! What did we discuss last time? The goal of this space project is to develop a ‘hack-proof’ quantum communication system by utilising a satellite. This satellite allows Read more…

EAST- Experimental Advanced Superconducting Tokamak - Chinese Nuclear Fusion Power Project

China one step closer to fusion power

Generating electricity via nuclear fusion is one step closer. Just before Chinese New Year, researchers from the Chinese Academy of Sciences in Hefei heated hydrogen gas to about 50 million degrees Celsius and maintained this temperature for 102 seconds. At such temperatures gas turns into plasma and needs to be held away from Read more…