fun facts

How do Star Trek stardates work?

“On Star Trek, we hear a lot of “stardates,” meant to mark some futuristic date. An example is stardate 47457.1, which is Captain Picard’s birthday… Let’s go deep-nerd on this.“ | learn more

under the microscope

A photon was teleported 500km from Earth to space. 

Einstein derisively called quantum entanglement “spooky action at a distance.” Since his time, the phenomenon has been pretty well documented. Now, researchers in China have achieved entanglement over the longest distance yet, from the Earth all the way to orbit. […]