Quantum Computing

Don’t Rush Quantum-Proof Encryption, Warns NSA Research Director 

Quantum computers could crack the codes that secure the world’s digital information but racing to a solution could create more threats, according to Dr. Deborah Frincke.

How the Government Helped Google Reach Quantum Supremacy

Insiders from both the tech giant and the government detailed how the breakthrough was made possible through public-private collaboration.

Trump Reestablishes Science and Tech Advisory Council

After lying dormant for almost three years, the president signed an executive order reestablishing the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology and naming seven of 16 potential members.

More Wrong Answers Get Quantum Computers to Find the Right One

In quantum computers, generating more errors in a given operation may help reveal the right answer, according to new research.

Critical Update: A Quantum Leap

Quantum computers will be able to crack our encryption but when?

Why Are Scientists So Excited about a Recently Claimed Quantum Computing Milestone?

To understand, we need to go back to conventional, or digital, computers.

White House Launches New Committee to Advise on Quantum Efforts

It’s all part of a continuing initiative to sustain American leadership in the quantum space.

The Pentagon Is Turning to Nature to Solve Its Most Complex Problems

DARPA is exploring ways to harness chemical reactions, biological processes and other natural phenomena to build a more efficient computer.

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White House Science Chief: U.S. is Still Beating China In AI, Quantum Research

But that doesn’t mean the country should rest on its laurels, according to OSTP Director Kelvin Droegemeier.

A Look Inside the Government’s Latest Quantum Computing Efforts

Experts say fortifying strong international collaboration is critical to advancing the emerging technology.

Critical Update: Inside DARPA's DARPA

Valerie Browning, director of DARPA’s Defense Sciences Office, discusses self-aware machines, the future of quantum computing and preventing technology surprises.

White House Seeks Input on Impending Quantum Computing Policy

The administration wants to know what will transform the quantum information science landscape.

The Pentagon is Trying to Secure Its Networks Against Quantum Codebreakers

The Defense Information Systems Agency is exploring new encryption strategies that could withstand an attack from quantum computers.

NSF Director Approaching Uncertain Tech Landscape with Confidence

France Córdova sat down with Nextgov to discuss the national AI strategy, the federal research ecosystem and the “very exciting” future of quantum computing.

White House Establishes National Quantum Coordination Office

The new office will help coordinate quantum efforts across the government and private sector.