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Contact: Jenny Hogan
Centre for Quantum Technologies at the National University of Singapore

New Principle May Help Explain Why Nature Is Quantum

Caption: A principle of 'accepting the facts' implies that a quantum bit (typically pictured as a 'Bloch ball') can look like a sphere but not like a polyhedron. Polyhedral bits have been linked to theories of discrete spacetime. By ruling out various alternative theories of nature, the principle may help to explain why the world is quantum.

Credit: Timothy Yeo / CQT, National University of Singapore

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