Holographic Universe?
Posted: 17 May 2012 11:38 AM   [ Ignore ]
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What could be said about the Theory(!?) that the Universe might be 2 dimensional and projected as 3d from a 2d Surface, like we read in some newspapers recently (2011- )?
Is this a simplified explanation of the Work of t Hooft and Susskind, or a misinterpretation?
How likely is such an Universe?

What do you know/think about that?

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Posted: 17 May 2012 11:46 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 1 ]
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It’s not a brand new idea; it’s been around for at least 20 years. I read a book about it way back when. The physics is way over my head but I find the idea fascinating.

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Posted: 17 May 2012 12:13 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 2 ]
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I think it’s a great idea. I read about it recently where they talked about how information doesn’t disappear in a black hole and how the whole universe could be a projection of some giant black holeā€”or something like that.  grin

Multiverse, block universe, and holographic universe are all fun hypotheses.

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Posted: 17 May 2012 01:10 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 3 ]
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So the Universe could really be just 2d?

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Posted: 17 May 2012 07:46 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 4 ]
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No, the universe is 3-D plus time dimensional. The holographic principal is about a way to look at information.

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Posted: 19 May 2012 01:10 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 5 ]
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What exactly is that Holometer-test Craig Hogan is conducting?
I have read that it should show if the universe is a hologram.

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Posted: 06 October 2012 11:40 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 6 ]
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Any idea while it should show exactly that, i mean why pixelation should tell us it is a hologram?

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Posted: 07 October 2012 05:44 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 7 ]
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If you had a microscope powerful enough to see atoms, you could detect the pixelation. Actually, you can do it using your nose instead. Think about it the next time you smell a dog poo: since you can smell it, it means a part of the poo is literarily in your nose. Then you can ask yourself: where does the poo begin and where does it end?  grin

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Posted: 07 October 2012 01:27 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 8 ]
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Not that funny!

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