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Einstein A Go Go Podcast: Jun 15th 2008

June 15th, 2008

Episode 46 of 400 episodes

Quantum computers can do things that conventional computers cannot. Dr Andrew Greentree, from the Centre for Quantum Computer Technology at the University of Melbourne, told us all about quantum computing and its amazing potential. How do power stations generate electricity, and are wild sloths as sleepy as they are in captivity? Listen for the answers. Other stories were: self-recognition in pigeons, using mobile phones to track peoples' movements, and the effect of coffee aromas on our mood. For more information visit http://einsteinagogo.net/