Manipulating quantum bits with laser lights

By using light, researchers at UC Santa Barbara have managed to manipulate the quantum state of a single atomic-sized defect in diamond – the nitrogen-vacancy center – a method that allows for more unified control than conventional processes.

Forget 3D! Watch Avatar in 4D!

Were you impressed by Avatar in all its overhyped 3D glory? Well, forget that! Avatar has gone 4D.