"You named your collaboration QAP? Really?"
November 5, 2008 9:29 AM Subscribe
The DiVincenzo Code [youtube trailer, geekery]
posted by fatllama (6 comments total)
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. Faced with a strict demand from a funding agency
to allocate research funds towards the dissemination of research ideas to the public, an experimental physics group
at the University of Oxford produced a feature-length (55 min) action thriller about murder, ancient prophecy, tea breaks, and quantum computation.
linked above. Parts 1 2 3 4 5 6
Named after the most basic requirements for a functional quantum computer, the DiVincenzo criteria
[pdf], the student-directed effort is a superposition of The Da Vinci Code
, The Matrix
, and a live-action PhD Comics
. Perhaps best viewed with either popcorn or your lab-mate's stash ofThorlabs Lab Snacks