Chinese researchers say the quantum supremacy race with the US is only just beginning. Illustration: Brian Wang

Google’s Sycamore breakthrough doesn’t spell the end for China’s hopes of winning quantum computer race

  • After US tech giant unveiled a chip that dramatically outperformed supercomputers, Chinese researchers announced their own groundbreaking particle experiment
  • Team still confident it can achieve what one scientist has described as the ‘holy grail’ of technology and say race between two countries is only just beginning
Topic |   China science

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Chinese researchers say the quantum supremacy race with the US is only just beginning. Illustration: Brian Wang
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Despite its technological advances, China is still a long way behind the US, according to Chinese experts. Photo: Shutterstock

US still out front in tech race, China experts say in response to Pentagon claim

  • Chinese progress ‘exaggerated’ in range of technological advances despite claim US is lagging behind
  • Defence official tells seminar China is either competitive or catching up in many hi-tech fields
Topic |   China military

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Despite its technological advances, China is still a long way behind the US, according to Chinese experts. Photo: Shutterstock
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