Why It Matters
Why It Matters
Mar 31, 2022
Quantum Leap
Play • 28 min

How can the world create better medicines? More powerful solar cells? New batteries? The answers could come from a revolutionary research tool known as the quantum computer. It can seem like magic—harnessing the power of quantum physics to tackle the world’s most pressing challenges. But there are unmitigated risks too, as the technology continues to develop. What would a quantum-led future hold?

 

Featured Guests: 

Shohini Ghose (Quantum Physicist and Professor, Physics and Computer Science, Wilfrid Laurier University) 

Marissa Guistina (Quantum Electronics Engineer and Research Scientist, Google) 

Kate Weber (Public Policy Lead, Quantum Computing, Google)

 

For an episode transcript and show notes, visit us at: https://www.cfr.org/podcasts/quantum-leap

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