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Poem: ‘A Quantum Cento’

Poem: ‘A Quantum Cento’

Poem: ‘A Quantum Cento’ Lorraine Schein Edited by Dava Sobel Time crystals could soon escape the laboratory. These quantum systems made of time and light are potential fugitives into our reality. By shining twin laser beams piped into a tiny disk-shaped crystal cavity this new class of matter was created unexpectedly.…

Contractors who work on YouTube Music are striking

Contractors who work on YouTube Music are striking Mitchell Clark / They’re demanding a different approach to returning to the office. Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Over 40 contractors for YouTube Music are going on strike — a first at Google, according to the Alphabet Workers Union (or AWU). The action is in…

Chinese Spy Balloon Has Unexpected Maneuverability

Chinese Spy Balloon Has Unexpected Maneuverability

Chinese Spy Balloon Has Unexpected Maneuverability Sophie Bushwick Pentagon officials announced on Thursday that they had detected a Chinese “surveillance balloon” flying over Montana. On Friday the Pentagon’s press secretary said that the balloon is now over the central U.S. and moving eastward at an altitude of about 60,000 feet. Observers on the ground have…

A remastered version of Myst is coming to iOS

A remastered version of Myst is coming to iOS Allison Johnson / The game that frustrated and delighted us decades ago will soon be available for the device in your pocket — in remastered, three-dimensional glory. Indie studio Cyan is bringing its latest Myst remaster to iOS.Image: Cyan The classic puzzle game Myst is celebrating…

How to stereo pair two Apple HomePods

How to stereo pair two Apple HomePods Chris Welch Tech/ Apple / If you can swing the cost of two HomePods, you’ll get to enjoy the true potential of their sound quality. Samar Haddad / The Verge If you’ve read through our review of the latest HomePod, you’ll know that one of Apple’s smart speakers…