New Marvel film “Ant-Man and the Wasp” features Quantum Realm and input by Spiros Michalakis

Ant-Man and the Wasp, the newest film in Marvel's Cinematic Universe (MCU) opened on July 6. IQIM's Spiros Michalakis, has earned his own spot in the MCU as a science consultant on Ant-Man, Doctor Strange and Captain Marvel. Read the New York Times article, The Science (and Scientists) behind Ant Man, featuring the role of [...]

2018-07-11T15:27:49+00:00 July 6th, 2018|Interviews, Media, News|0 Comments

Remembering Stephen Hawking’s Greatest Scientific Accomplishment — and My Famous Bet Against Him

John Preskill's thoughts about his colleague and friend, Stephen Hawking appear in Time Magazine. While his scientific accomplishments alone would suffice to ensure an enduring legacy, Stephen Hawking also became one of the world’s most successful popularizers of science. Stephen firmly believed that the quest for a complete theory of the universe should be accessible [...]

2018-03-16T10:00:02+00:00 March 16th, 2018|Interviews, News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

IQIM Faculty featured in “Quantum Engineering: A New Frontier”

Caltech's EAS publication ENGenious spotlights four faculty members "who [Division Chair] Ravichandran identifies as part of a select group focused on studying the quantum phenomena in exquisite detail, with an eye to bringing that detail to usefulness. The group spans the whole spectrum, from the most basic science to information theory and quantum information theory [...]

2018-03-15T16:14:36+00:00 February 7th, 2018|Interviews, Media, News, Videos|0 Comments

Physics Today Review features Quantum Computing discussion by Preskill

The January 30, Physics Today Review Quantum computing advances spur excitement and confusion:Media anticipation heightens, but informed voices counsel patience  features recent discussion by John Preskill.  This includes his January arXiv paper “Quantum computing in the NISQ era and beyond,” which is based on his keynote address at December’s Quantum Computing for Business conference in Silicon Valley. Photograph of [...]

2018-03-15T16:09:40+00:00 February 5th, 2018|Interviews, Media, News|0 Comments

Superheros and the quantum realm

In a recent interview with Inverse Entertainment Spiros Michalakis, describes his input as a consultant on the Marvel Cinematic Universe series of films including Ant Man, Dr. Strange and Captain Marvel. He introduced the Marvel team to the idea of a quantum realm “This is a place where the nature of reality changes around you. [...]

2017-06-07T17:18:00+00:00 May 26th, 2017|Interviews, News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Preskill featured in “Frontiers of Physics” Lecture at University of Washington

John Preskill is presenting the third public lecture in the Frontiers of Physics series at the University of Washington. His talk, Quantum Computing and the Entanglement Frontier, will be available via streaming video beginning at 7:30 pm on Thursday, May 11. It will also be available for viewing after the talk. Other talks in the [...]

2017-05-11T11:33:38+00:00 May 10th, 2017|Lectures, News|0 Comments

“Quantum Computing and the Entanglement Frontier” Preskill lecture at Kansas State Univ

John Preskill will present the 2017 Peterson Public Lecture in Physics at Kansas State University on April 18. The Peterson Public Lecture Series presents an annual public talk concerning cosmology or quantum mechanics. In the talk, "Preskill will explain why he loves quantum entanglement, the elusive feature making quantum information fundamentally different from information in [...]

2017-05-01T10:20:18+00:00 April 14th, 2017|Lectures, News|0 Comments

Preskill featured as the Oppenheimer Lecture speaker

John Preskill is presenting the 2017 Oppenheimer Lecture at the University of California Berkeley. The Oppenheimer lecture is a public lecture with a distinguished tradition. Past lecturers have included: Murray Gell-Mann, Kip Thorne, Freeman Dyson, Chen-Ning Yang, Robert Laughlin, Bruno Zumino, Edward Witten, Martin Rees, Michael Fisher, Stephen Hawking, David Mermin, Claude Cohen-Tannoudji , Frank Wilczek, Lisa [...]

2017-05-01T10:21:09+00:00 February 27th, 2017|Lectures, News|0 Comments