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Google claims to have demonstrated ‘quantum supremacy’

by Futures Centre, Oct 29
1 minute read

Google announced in Nature on the 23rd October 2019 that it has achieved ‘quantum supremacy’, demonstrating the ability of quantum devices to solve problems that classical computers practically cannot.

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In a world first, researchers and collaborators of Google carried out a specific calculation using a quantum computer that would take classical supercomputers an estimated 10,000 years to complete.


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