New Type of “Quantum Money” Could Enable Galactic-Scale Commerce

S-money is a new type of virtual money that would enable ultra-fast, ultra-secure transfers of funds over essentially any distance.

Spooky Action Imagine that you wanted to buy something from Pluto, a planetoid so distant that it takes light from the Sun five minutes to reach. According to University of Cambridge professor Adrian Kent, you might be able to pay for that purchase using S-money, a theoretical form of virtual money he says could make financial transactions secure and […]

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