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Pentagon confronting many unknowns in driving quantum breakthroughs

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The United States needs to rethink how it’s funding the development of quantum technologies — and resolve extensive uncertainties — as it races against competitors to make advancements in this emerging field, according to the Pentagon’s principal director for the tech. Quantum information science (QIS) involves the investigation and application of bizarre phenomena that occur at atomic and subatomic levels to process and move information. Experts predict it will enable…