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Scientists ‘reverse time’ with quantum computer in breakthrough study (independent.co.uk)
49 points by rayascott 9 days ago | hide | past | web | favorite | 6 comments





> The breakthrough study seems to contradict basic laws of physics and could alter our understanding of the processes governing the universe.

No. This is an expected theoretical result, but it's very difficult to do it experimentally.

The other article in the front page has a less exaggerated coverage: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=19377827

[Feature request: Add a filter to automatically remove "breakthrough" from the titles.]


> Feature request

I once had an chrome extension that replaced all occurrences of "The Cloud" with "My Butt," until Google decided that was unsafe and disabled it.


There are probably still generic replacement addons that would allow you to define your own regex replacements. In FireFox, that is FoxReplace.

Weird that they removed it, they still allow the extension that replace youtube comments with herp derp:

https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/herp-derp-for-yout...



Is it reversing time if there is no time to reverse? It is moving the state of the system from disordered to ordered in a calculated way.



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