Opinion
February 07, 2017
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The Quantum Age Beckons. Philanthropy Should Help Us Understand It.

Project Q

Experimental physicist Michael Biercuk leads a tour of the Quantum Control Laboratory at the University of Sydney. The university is home to Project Q, which explores the peace and security implications of a quantum age.

For many of us, the term "quantum" — if recognized at all — evokes a hazy recollection of something or other in a long-ago physics class. But quantum is now primed to reassert itself in our collective consciousness, and philanthropic...

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