A humanoid machine stumbling around the forest does not foreshadow a robot uprising.
Light sails are a promising way of exploring star systems. If other civilizations use them, these sails should be visible from Earth, say astrophysicists.
A robot might seem like a useful thing to have around the house, but is the reality up to the hype?
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An international team of physicists has found a way to connect quantum devices in a way that transports entanglement between them.
Tesla’s future depends on exploiting the relationship between several different technologies, and that’s an expensive proposition.
Try pulling apart two interleaved phone books and you'll inevitably be defeated by huge frictional forces. Just how these forces arise has been a long-standing mystery... until now.
The best of the rest from the Physics arXiv this week.