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We have all the time in the world

My fascination with time travel has been with me for as long as I can recall. The very idea of being able to travel back through history and view distant events is something truly amazing and the stuff of wistful dreams. Indeed, within Albert Einstein’s various seminal works at the turn of the last century, […]

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Always something on my mind

It’s lunch time and I like to skip around the internet to see what’s happening in the world. One of my ports of call is New Scientist, a wealth of topical, usually easy to follow scientific stories of discovery, invention and creation. The article that caught my eye today was that of a device capable […]

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Quantum leap or lurch?

Scientific American claims that advances in commercially available quantum encryption might obsolete the existing factorization-based solutions: “The National Security Agency or one of the Federal Reserve banks can now buy a quantum-cryptographic system from two small companies – and more products are on the way. This new method of encryption represents the first major commercial […]