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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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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

Chelsea fans put to the test: “Would you kiss a beautiful Tottenham fan” [Video]

Sports / Football : 101 Great Goals (41 minutes ago)

The Chelsea fan channel this week took a beautiful Tottenham fan to Stamford Bridge to test the resolve of some of the Chelsea fans. With a misteltoe to boot, Chelsea fans were put to the test – “Would you kiss a Tottenham fan?” Mos... 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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