Physics and Astronomy News Archive: June 2019

Image: The ‘Forbidden’ Planet has been found in the ‘Neptunian Desert’
The ‘Forbidden’ Planet has been found in the ‘Neptunian Desert’
Source: UWarwick   Posted: 6/3/19
A Neptunian planet has been found in what should be a ‘Neptunian Desert’. It is 20% smaller than Neptune, about 3 times the size of Earth, and has been nicknamed the ‘Forbidden’ planet by researchers.

Image: Physicists Teleport Logic Operation Between Separated Ions
Physicists Teleport Logic Operation Between Separated Ions
Source: NIST   Posted: 6/3/19
Physicists have teleported a computer circuit instruction known as a quantum logic operation between two separated ions.