In this episode, Seeker tackles the question that’s on everyone’s minds: what will it take to have quantum internet in our home?
Yes, Virginia, a quantum internet is in the works.
The U.S. Department of Energy recently rolled out a blueprint describing research goals and engineering barriers on the way to quantum internet.
The DOE’s latest blueprint for a quantum internet in the U.S. has four key milestones. The first is to make sure quantum information sent over current fiber optic cables is secure. Then to establish entangled networks across colleges or cities, then throughout states, and finally for the whole country.