Books and Articles

Looking to learn more about quantum physics? Here’s a selection of reading to get you started. 

Articles

You’ll find the latest news and articles in Scientific American’s section devoted to physics:
http://www.scientificamerican.com/physics/

Here’s “Quantum Computing 101″ from the Institute for Quantum Computing in Waterloo, Canada:
http://iqc.uwaterloo.ca/welcome/quantum-computing-101

And all the latest quantum computing news from the tech-writers at Wired:
http://www.wired.com/tag/quantum-computing/

What about the prospect of a quantum internet? Nature looked into it when China launched a quantum satellite:
http://www.nature.com/news/chinese-satellite-is-one-giant-step-for-the-q...

Will we ever understand quantum theory, the BBC asks? (Spoiler: this piece points out that physicists don't comprehend everything either.)
http://www.bbc.com/future/story/20130124-will-we-ever-get-quantum-theory

Physicist and author Chad Orzel puts forward six things everyone should know about quantum physics
http://www.forbes.com/sites/chadorzel/2015/07/08/six-things-everyone-sho...

What is quantum cryptography? Popular Science has a guide:
http://www.popsci.com/what-is-quantum-cryptography

What are the ultimate physical limits of privacy? CQT’s director Artur Ekert co-authored a feature 
http://www.quantumlah.org/highlight/140327_nature_privacy.php

The New York Times reports on experiments that closed loopholes in measurements of "spooky action"
http://www.nytimes.com/2015/10/22/science/quantum-theory-experiment-said...

Arguments for - and against - the existence of parallel universes
http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/guest-blog/are-parallel-universes-un...

Current thinking about Schrodinger's cat
http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/gravity-kills-schroedinger-s-cat/

A feature in Scientific American explores the boundary between the quantum and classical worlds
http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=bringing-schrodingers-q...

 

Books

Why not find a quantum book that suits you? Here are some reviews of good books about quantum theory:

Entanglement by Amir Aczel
http://www.americanscientist.org/bookshelf/pub/think-nonlocally

Quantum by Jim Al-Khalili
http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/100034.Quantum

Quantum Theory Cannot Hurt You by Marcus Chown
http://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/books/reviews/paperbacks...

The Quantum Universe: Everything That Can Happen Does Happen by Brian Cox and Jeff Forshaw
http://www.newscientist.com/blogs/culturelab/2011/11/quantum-mechanics-d...

The Age of Entanglement: When Quantum Physics Was Reborn by Louisa Gilder
http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/5096882-the-age-of-entanglement

Genius: The Life and Science of Richard Feynman by James Gleick
http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/98685.Genius

The Fabric of the Cosmos: Space, Time, and the Texture of Reality by Brian Greene
http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/22435.The_Fabric_of_the_Cosmos

Erwin Schrodinger and the Quantum Revolution by John Gribbin
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/books/bookreviews/9188438/Erwin-Schro...

Strange Beauty: Murray Gell-Mann and the Revolution in Twentieth-Century Physics by George Johnson
http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/258459.Strange_Beauty

Quantum by Manjit Kumar
http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/2008/nov/15/quantum-physics-einstein-boh...

Programming the Universe: A Quantum Computer Scientist Takes on the Cosmos by Seth Lloyd
http://www.arturekert.org/Site/Lloyd.html

A Brilliant Darkness by Joao Magueijo
http://www.newscientist.com/blogs/culturelab/2010/01/cracking-the-majora...

How to Teach Quantum Physics to Your Dog by Chad Orzel
http://www.timeshighereducation.co.uk/story.asp?storycode=413835

Knocking on Heaven’s Door by Lisa Randall
http://www.newscientist.com/blogs/culturelab/2011/09/an-insiders-guide-t...

Quantum Physics – A first Encounter by Valerio Scarani
http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/100028.Quantum_Physics

Decoding Reality by Vlatko Vedral
http://www.newscientist.com/blogs/culturelab/2010/03/the-universe-is-a-q...