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Quantum supremacy: A three minute guide

Google says they have reached 'quantum supremacy' with their quantum computer 'Sycamore'. Nature reporter Elizabeth Gibney explains what this means, why IBM disagree, and the significance for quantum computing.

doi: https://doi.org/10.1038/d41586-019-03410-w

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