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China prepares to gain a global advantage in secure communications with launch of quantum satellite

2 months ago
Sky Canaves
There’s been a race to produce a quantum satellite, and it is very likely that China is going to win that race,” says physicist Nicolas Gisin of the University of Geneva. “It shows again China’s ability to commit to large and ambitious projects and to realize them.”
By Sky Canaves
Sky Canaves previously reported for The Wall Street Journal in Beijing and Hong Kong, where she covered media, culture, social issues, and legal affairs, and served as the founding editor and lead writer of the WSJ’s China Real Time site. Prior to becoming a journalist, Sky worked in the China corporate law practice of Baker & McKenzie, and she has also taught journalism and media law at the University of Hong Kong. She speaks Mandarin and has accumulated more than a decade's experience living, studying and working in China.