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Submission + - Quantum computer works with half bits missing (cosmosmagazine.com) 1

An anonymous reader writes: SYDNEY: In the wacky, unfamiliar world that is quantum computing, a study has found that these curious devices can continue to work perfectly even if half their components, or qubits, are missing.

Quantum computers harness the power of quantum physics where, "strange things can happen," said lead author of the study, Tom Stace at the University of Queensland (UQ) in Brisbane, Australia.

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