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Chinese satellite Micius opens path for ultralong distance global quantum communications network

The Chinese quantum satellite Known as Micius (nicknamed after a chinese philosopher) proved successful to facilitating quantum-secured communications between two continents (Europe -Austria- and Asia -China-). The satellite created a secret key between both countries at points located some 7,600 km away from each other, enabling encrypted communications almost impossible to hack. Quantum communication uses […]