The Quantum Shorts competition is back! Led by partners at the Centre for Quantum Technologies at the National University of Singapore, IQIM along with EQuS, IQC, QuantIC and QUTech along with media partners Scientific American and Nature are hosting our annual celebration of quantum-inspired creative works. This year’s focus is on short fiction; you have until 1st December 2017 to submit a 1000 word story. We challenge you to open your imagination to the strange ways of quantum particles and anticipate a new era of quantum technology (check our A-Z guide to get started).

Need some inspiration?  You can read all the past winners in our featured stories. Then get on with your writing for a chance to win prizes of up to US$1500 and digital subscriptions to Scientific American magazine! You don’t want to miss our 1st December deadline. Complete info is on our website