This week’s most interesting and thought-provoking papers from the Physics arXiv.
Eyeing eventual Mars mission, NASA plans first test of genetic diagnostics in space.
Quantum computers could be closer than we thought, thanks to new steps toward an easier way to build them.
Although still wildly impractical, flying cars sort of make sense in light of recent technological trends.
Google’s augmented-reality platform, Tango, is being taken up by retailers who want to help you visualize what purchases would look like in your home.
Improbable developed simulation technology for video games that’s turned out to be just as useful in real-world scenarios.
The ability to entangle 10 photons should allow physicists to prove, once and for all, that quantum computers really can do things classical computers cannot.
Before long, every move you make behind the wheel may be recorded and sent over the Internet.
A new study argues that mining people’s searches could help catch cancer sooner, providing a tantalizing glimpse of how our online habits might be used to improve health.