Saturday 18 June 2011

Truth is Stranger than (Science) Fiction

Here is a piece about physicists hacking into what was thought to be an "unbreakable" quantum approach to cryptography. Forget the science - look at the piece of kit that they used to hack in with!

A suitcase full of equipment used by the Singapore/Trondheim researchers to eavesdrop on a quantum-key exchange. (Courtesy: NTNU Info/Geir Mogen)