The Yale Quantum Institute in the News

Popular Science

Wednesday, April 25, 2018
For decades, the promise of quantum computing has tickled the neurons of drug-makers, spies, and tech CEOs. Such a machine, if perfected, would speed up drug discoveries, decode ciphers, and help AIs parse our digital data. This new brain hinges on the bendy concept of superposition, the idea that...
Baseball player pitching and not pitching at the same time

Yale News

Monday, April 23, 2018
Yale’s latest work expanding the reach of quantum information science is actually a game of quantum pitch and catch.
artificial spin ice

Yale News

Wednesday, April 4, 2018
Yale scientists used laser light to gain access to long-lived sound waves in crystalline solids as the basis for information storage. The result was published online April 2 in the journal Nature Physics.
Dante Lauretta (Photo credit: Symeon Platts)

Yale News

Tuesday, March 13, 2018
Astronomer and board game designer Dante Lauretta will investigate space exploration and board games in the Yale Quantum Institute’s fifth event in its series of nontechnical talks about science and the humanities.

Yale News

Monday, November 20, 2017
Yale scientists Hui Cao, Peter Raymond, and Karen Seto have been named by their peers as fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). They will be among 396 members elevated to the rank of fellow at the Feb. 17 AAAS annual meeting in Austin, Texas. Each honoree will be...

Yale News

Wednesday, November 15, 2017
For its next event in its series of nontechnical talks, the Yale Quantum Institute invites attendees to bring along some yarn for crocheting. In the talk, titled “Crocheting Adventures with the Hyperbolic Planes,” Cornell University mathematician Daina Taimina will demonstrate how to make a...

MIT Technology Review

Tuesday, November 14, 2017
A startup called Quantum Circuits plans to compete with the likes of IBM, Google, Microsoft, and Intel to bring quantum computing out of the lab and into the wider world. There’s one good reason to think it might be able to beat them all. That’s because Quantum Circuits was founded by Robert...

New York Times

Monday, November 13, 2017
SAN FRANCISCO — Robert Schoelkopf is at the forefront of a worldwide effort to build the world’s first quantum computer. Such a machine, if it can be built, would use the seemingly magical principles of quantum mechanics to solve problems today’s computers never could.

New Haven Independent

Monday, October 23, 2017
A spiral installed outside the Eli Whitney Barn on Whitney Avenue invited visitors who had come for City Wide Open Studios to linger, and linger — and make connections between art, science, and the natural world that they might not soon forget.
Chia Wei (Wade) Hsu

Yale News

Thursday, October 12, 2017
Two postdoctoral researchers have been named finalists of the 2017 Blavatnik Regional Awards for Young Scientists. Established in 2007, the awards are given annually by the Blavatnik Family Foundation, and administered by the New York Academy of Sciences, to honor the excellence of outstanding...