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Does Space Emerge From A Holographic Boundary?

Season 10 Episode 4 | 14m 28s

Space seems fundamental. Many physicists now think that the fabric of space emerges from something deeper. And the most existentially disturbing such proposal is that our 3-D universe is just the inward projection of an infinitely distant boundary. A hologram, or sorts. Let’s see how that can actually work, and what the holographic principle really says about the “realness” of this universe.

Aired: 03/20/24
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