A team of Chinese scientists led by Pan Jianwei succeeded in using quantum mechanics to generate strings of numbers that are guaranteed to be random. Photo: Handout

Chinese scientists’ ‘really’ random numbers could create unhackable emails, super secure credit cards

Physicists use quantum mechanics to create number strings that are impossible to predict

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A team of Chinese scientists led by Pan Jianwei succeeded in using quantum mechanics to generate strings of numbers that are guaranteed to be random. Photo: Handout
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