Competition For Quantum Mission

Premiere DateFeb 4, 2016
Categories Culture Politics Talk
00:00 The Daily Beat Intro
01:10 The Daily Beat pt. 1 Surendra P. Singh
03:15 The Daily Beat pt. 2 Rivalry and Collaboration
08:20 The Daily Beat pt. 3 Working towards a common goal
10:50 The Daily Beat Outro
11:46 Down Side Of Me CHVRCHES
16:57 Finish

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This week on the Daily Beat: We speak with a quantum optics physicists about the latest work in quantum communication networks.

Today on the Daily Beat, Thursday February 4, 2016: We continue to speak about  creating the world’s largest quantum communication network in China.

The man behind the quantum mission is physicist, Jian-Wei Pan. And this year is proving to be a culminating one in Pan’s long, competitive journey to place this satellite in space. In 2001, he established China’s first lab for manipulating quantum properties of photons. It was during that time that he began envisioning the concept of quantum satellite communication from space. At age 41, he was the youngest to be inducted into the Chinese Academy of Sciences.

Host Lisa Autz
Lisa Autz is a staff writer, as well as Host of The Daily Beat and Co-Host of Third Eye Weekly. Lisa has a background in journalism and economics. She enjoys working on stories that shed light on the…

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