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The Quantum Internet of the Future

You might want to hold off on sending your family’s secret chili recipe across the internet to your family member who lives out of state. Researchers are working on a way to harness quantum weirdness to send information super securely!

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Sources:
https://www.eurekalert.org/emb_releases/2017-09/cfqc-cut090817.php
http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/NPHYS4254

https://www.wired.com/story/quantum-internet-is-13-years-away-wait-whats-quantum-internet/
https://www.nasa.gov/feature/jpl/teleporting-toward-a-quantum-internet
https://www.technologyreview.com/s/514581/government-lab-reveals-quantum-internet-operated-continuously-for-over-two-years/
http://www.cqc2t.org/research/QuantumRepeater
http://www.cqc2t.org/research/quantum_memory
https://phys.org/news/2017-05-envisioning-future-quantum-internet.html
https://uwaterloo.ca/institute-for-quantum-computing/quantum-computing-101
http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v543/n7646_supp_out/full/543S2a.html

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https://www.nasa.gov/feature/jpl/teleporting-toward-a-quantum-internet

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