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Solar physics, the quantum term that needs replacing and the acoustics of concert halls

06 Feb 2020 Matin Durrani

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In this instalment of the Physics World Weekly podcast, we discuss the highest-ever resolution images of the Sun, taken by the Inouye Solar Telescope in Hawaii, and talk to Sarah Matthews from University College London about what we still don’t know about our nearest star.

We examine attempts to rename the term “quantum supremacy” as “quantum advantage” and chat about the physics of concert halls, where you can find out which of us has been to any of the world’s top 10 venues as rated by Business Insider.

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