First Quantum Transmission Sent Through Space
Worried about keeping secrets? Here’s a quantum of solace. The first quantum transmission to go via space paves the way for ultra-secure communications satellites.
Secret encryption keys transmitted via quantum links provide the ultimate way to communicate securely. That’s because any attempt to intercept the key will be revealed thanks to the laws of quantum mechanics, which say that interception will introduce changes that give away eavesdroppers…
Read more: NewScientist.com by Jacob Aron