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A Historical Introduction to the Quantum Computer

Special | 52m 4s

Marty Lichtman, a research assistant in the Department of Physics at UW-Madison, uses examples from Sir Isaac Newton, Edmond Halley, biology and physics to explain the history of computers. Larger and more complex calculations have created a need for the faster quantum computer.

Aired: 06/29/11

Rating: TV-G

Video has closed captioning.

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