Scientists Make New Kind of Sonic Boom, Transform Energy Into Light

Signal of change / Scientists Make New Kind of Sonic Boom, Transform Energy Into Light

By Dorothy Ng / 06 Jan 2017

Scientists Make New Kind of Sonic Boom, Transform Energy Into Light

In Brief Scientists found out that the 'light barrier' may be broken. This leads us closer to creating light-based computers and achieve computer speeds a million times faster than its speed today. Present-day computers process information using electrons. And the speed of data transfer is limited by the time it takes for the electrons to travel between the processor and the memory.



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