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Testing the Holographic Principle

Adrian Cho at Science magazine this week has an article about Craig Hogan’s project to build a “holometer” and somehow test the “holographic principle”. Since this promises some sort of experimental test of fashionable ideas about quantum gravity, it has … Continue reading ?
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Holographic universe experiment begins

Academics / Physics : Symmetry Breaking (3 weeks ago)

The Holometer experiment will test whether our universe is coded into 2-D packets many trillion times smaller than an atom. A unique experiment at Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory has started collecting data that will answer so... Read Post

Is the Universe a Holographic Illusion?

Odd : Neatorama (4 years ago)

Some physicists have proposed that the entire universe is not real, but a holographic illusion. Now astrophysicist Craig Hogan is building a machine to test that hypothesis: Possible evidence for this model appeared last year in the... Read Post

Hogan’s holometer: Testing the hypothesis of a holographic universe

Academics / Physics : Symmetry Breaking (4 years ago)

In 2008, Fermilab particle astrophysicist Craig Hogan made waves with a mind-boggling proposition: The 3D universe in which we appear to live is no more than a hologram. Now he is building the most precise clock of all time to direc... Read Post


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