You’d think NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) has seen everything there is to see on the Martian surface in the 11 years it’s orbited our nearest neighbour, but a snapshot taken over the planet’s South Pole has revealed something we can’t explain.
Fermi’s Paradox has produced a myriad of research, endless debates, and some very creative solutions for why we haven’t encountered aliens yet. The latest argues that aliens could be hibernating in order to maximize their computational capabilities.
Researchers from the National University of Singapore and the California Institute of Technology have come up with a simpler way of checking the authenticity of quantum technologies. Their method checks for “fingerprints” from quantum states.