Aug 3, 2016

China to launch unbreakable quantum spy satellite

Posted by in categories: quantum physics, space

Exciting news today about the new smaller reprogrammable QC discovery; however, in China.

Scientists in China are set to launch the world’s first ‘quantum satellite,’ which could one day make for an ultra-secure global communications network.

The 1,300 pound craft contains a crystal that produces pairs of entangled photons, which will be fired to ground stations in China and Austria to form a ‘secret key.’

Entangled photons theoretically maintain their link across any distance, and according to the scientists, any attempts to breach this type of communication would be easily detectable.

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