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Trail from BlueWalker 3 above Kitt Peak telescope in Arizona.

BlueWalker 3, a huge, bright communications satellite, has astronomers really worried

Trail from BlueWalker 3 over the Kitt Peak Telescope in Arizona. (Image credit: KPNO/NOIRLab/IAU/SKAO/NSF/AURA/R. Sparks) This article was originally published on Conversation. (Opens in a new tab) The post contributed the article to Space.com Expert Voices: Editorial and Insights. Michael J Brown (Opens in a new tab)Associate Professor of Astronomy, Monash University The night sky …

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The discovery of quantum entanglement could enable new communications technology

The discovery of quantum entanglement could enable new communications technology

In the classic “Ender’s Game,” Orson Scott Card imagined a world where Earth’s smartest and youngest tactician could lead armies across vast distances instantly using a device called the Ansible. While the jury is still out on whether such a device would ever be possible, scientists at the US Department of Energy (DoE) Brookhaven National …

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The discovery of quantum entanglement could enable new communications technology

The discovery of quantum entanglement could enable new communications technology

In the classic “Ender’s Game,” Orson Scott Card imagined a world where Earth’s smartest and youngest tactician could lead armies across vast distances instantly using a device called the Ansible. While the jury is still out on whether such a device would ever be possible, scientists at the US Department of Energy (DoE) Brookhaven National …

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