Quantum Computing Takes a Gigantic Leap Forward

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An international team of scientists have just held a qubit’s memory state for 39 minutes. That might not sound like much, but it’s 100 times longer than the previous record. It’s a groundbreaking achievement that could pave the way to freakishly fast computers.

Unlike conventional computers and their “bits” of data, quantum computers use “qubits” as their most basic unit of information.

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