When the recently late daredevil Chuck Yeager became the first human to break the sound barrier in 1947, observers knew it by the thunderous boom that rang out over the Mojave desert, marking the feat.For all its epochal-sounding significance, no magnificent sonic clap accompanies the...

As European startups have tried to carve out a competitive edge against the U.S. and China, there has been a big push to promote so-called “deep tech.” And in recent years, there had indeed been a surge in European startups that were developing products based on scientific breakthroughs. But it...

Honeywell, which was a bit of a surprise entrant into the quantum computing space when it announced its efforts to build the world’s most powerful quantum computer earlier this year, today announced its newest system: the Model H1. The H1 uses trapped-ion technology and features 10 fully...

Our mission to help you navigate the new normal is fueled by subscribers. To enjoy unlimited access to our journalism, subscribe today.Tucked in the back of a laboratory at the IBM Research facility less than an hour north of New York City is a hulking mass of stainless steel and aluminum that...