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China is opening a new quantum research supercenter

The country wants to build a quantum computer with a million times the computing power of all others presently in the world.
China Quantum Research Center Hefei Anhui

National Laboratory for Quantum Information Sciences

The $10 billion National Laboratory for Quantum Information Sciences in Hefei will be the center of China's attempt to take the global lead in quantum computing and sensing.


On 37 hectares (nearly 4 square feet) in Hefei, Anhui Province, China is building a

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