News archive - February 2010

Friday, February 26, 2010

IQC Director wows crowd at inaugural TEDxWaterloo

IQC Director Raymond Laflamme explored the power of curiosity during his talk at the inaugural TEDxWaterloo conference this week. "Curiosity is a thread that runs through all of us," Laflamme told an audience of roughly 350 at The Gig Theatre in downtown Kitchener.

Wednesday, February 24, 2010

Michele Mosca named among Top 40 Under 40

Michele Mosca, deputy director of the Institute for Quantum Computing, has been named among Waterloo Region's "40 Under 40" for his outstanding contributions to the area's scientific landscape.

Monday, February 22, 2010

Joseph Emerson Public Lecture

Prof. Joseph Emerson will speak about the quantum world at a public lecture on Wednesday March 3.

Friday, February 12, 2010

Researchers probe time travel as computing tool

Tackling the type of question usually reserved for science fiction, researchers from IQC and IBM recently investigated whether time travel can be utilized to solve difficult computational problems.IBM researchers Charles Bennett, Graeme Smith and John Smolin and IQC faculty member Debbie Leung examined whether "closed timelike curves" (CTCs), in which a particle's path through spacetime returns to its point of origin, can allow a computer to more efficiently solve difficult problems.
 
Although some
Thursday, February 11, 2010

The Quantum Tamers returns to TV

Award-winning documentary The Quantum Tamers: Revealing Our Weird and Wired Future, featuring IQC researchers Raymond Laflamme and Joseph Emerson, will air on TVO Feb. 16 & 17

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