Monthly Archives: April 2013

Qskeptics – Quantum Computing – 29 April 2013

Qskeptics State of the Art – Quantum Computing

 Dr Matthew Broome School of Mathematics and Physics Communications University of Qld

 Quantum Computing is the promise of the New World of 21st Century Physics.

While the theoretical possibilities might be staggering, we are not absolutely sure such a machine can be built at all. However, even this week there have been developments that have shed light on what can be achieved. What with the Higgs and the LHC and Astrophysics and dark matter, things are really moving in physics.

The prima on quantum logic gates I mentioned in the advance notice is already 12 years old! So what has happened since and what is possible now and where is quantum technology taking us? Do particles routinely dip in and out of timelessness!? Are Quantum Computers possible? Has entanglement been established ‘unambiguously’?


The Redbrick Hotel

Cnr Annerley and Stephens Rd South Brisbane

Monday 29th April 2013

6pm dinner 7:30pm meeting


Bob Bruce



Skeptics in the Pub – April 2nd 2013

The next get together of Brisbane Skeptics in the Pub is Tuesday April 2nd! I hope to see you there.

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SitP: Brisbane Skeptics in the Pub is a very relaxed get together of rational folks. Show up any time after 6:30pm till closing; we are usually kicked out of the pub and carry on chatting outside til late.

Where: At the Plough Inn, click me to see the GZ

Contact: Phil Kent @Skeptimite 0417 696 739

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