Given the first N prime numbers what is the largest gap between consecutive numbers that are relatively prime to all of them? Anyone know of a fast algorithm for calculating this?
Obama has issued loan guarantees to build two new nuke plants. Anyone know what kind of plants they will build? Are we really going to finally restart the American nuclear industry?
I have long wondered if you could combine fusion reactors with fission reactors. After all fusion produces large numbers of neutrons which can drive fission reactions. Then I saw this:
http://www.physorg.com/news152284917.html
So will this work? Is a combination of PWR and these things...
Can someone give a simple explanation of what this is about:
http://scienceblogs.com/pontiff/2008/09/holevo_additivity_falls_the_qu.php [Broken]
I think I have a reasonable understanding of a classical information channel. I think I have a bare minimum understanding of a quantum...