AstroTalk Episode October 24, 2019

NASA and Google Partner Up. Quantum Computers. Taking a Picture of a Black Hole. Trojan Asteroids.

2:15pm - 2:54pm

NASA and Google partner up. Quantum computers are demystifying the future of computing. A quantum is a the minimum of any physical thing that is needed to interact with something else. In QM, particles radiate in quantums. Computer scientists try to harness the properties of quantum mechanics in computing. Hopefully, computer can be done much faster. The event horizon telescope, which is the link up of 8 telescopes around the world, is trying to take a picture of a black hole. Trojan Asteroids.