2 August 2023

August 2023 Issue of Physics Today Is Online & in the Mail

Hua Liu

Hua Liu American Astronomical Society (AAS)

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In the August 2023 Issue

August 2023 Physics Today cover

Embracing Imperfection for Quantum Technologies
Solid-state spin qubits unlock applications in nanoscale quantum sensing and are at the forefront of creating distributed, long-distance entanglement that could enable a quantum internet. — Christopher P. Anderson and David D. Awschalom

Tidal Turbine Development Ebbs and Flows
The renewable energy technology can benefit remote coastal communities that want to reduce carbon emissions. — Rachel Berkowitz

Uranus’s Hidden Polar Cyclone, Revealed
Microwave observations peer into the atmospheric dynamics of the oddball seventh planet. — Johanna Miller

Quasiparticle Poisoning in Superconducting Quantum Computers
Recent research has uncovered new insights into how some errors in superconducting qubits are generated and the best ways to mitigate them. — José Aumentado, Gianluigi Catelani, and Kyle Serniak

Advances in Solar Telescopes
Even as our understanding of the Sun has grown, many fundamental questions remain — some of which have big implications for life on Earth. — Holly Gilbert

Mysterious Milky Way Filaments
Hannah H. Means

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