Stephen Ornes

Contributing Writer

Quantum bits, or “qubits,” can be in a superposition of both zero and one.
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Computing’s Search for Quantum Questions

Recent tests show that quantum computers made by D-Wave systems should solve some problems faster than ordinary computers. Researchers have begun to map out exactly which queries might benefit from these quantum machines.

About the author

Stephen Ornes a science writer whose work has appeared in Scientific American, Discover, New Scientist and onEarth, among other publications. His work has been recognized with a AAAS/Kavli Science Journalism Award in addition to awards from the Association of Health Care Journalists and the American Society of Journalists and Authors. He lives in Nashville, Tennessee.