Dec 2, 2020
The Mermin-Peres magic square is a simple game which is at the heart of many results in quantum cryptography and quantum complexity theory. In this episode, we trace the origin of the Mermin-Peres square back to two short papers by N. David Mermin and Asher Peres.
Mermin's paper: https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevLett.65.3373
Peres' paper: https://doi.org/10.1016/0375-9601(90)90172-K
Theme music is WLIIAW by Vincent Russo