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Nature: Simulations Back Up Theory That Universe is a Hologram

Prepare to have your mind blown:

by Ron Cowen | Nature | December 10, 2013

A team of physicists has provided some of the clearest evidence yet that our Universe could be just one big projection.

In 1997, theoretical physicist Juan Maldacena proposed that an audacious model of the Universe in which gravity arises from infinitesimally thin, vibrating strings could be reinterpreted in terms of well-established physics. The mathematically intricate world of strings, which exist in nine dimensions of space plus one of time, would be merely a hologram: the real action would play out in a simpler, flatter cosmos where there is no gravity.

Maldacena's idea thrilled physicists because it offered a way to put the popular but still unproven theory of strings on solid footing — and because it solved apparent inconsistencies between quantum physics and Einstein's theory of gravity. It provided physicists with a mathematical Rosetta stone, a 'duality', that allowed them to translate back and forth between the two languages, and solve problems in one model that seemed intractable in the other and vice versa (see 'Collaborative physics: String theory finds a bench mate'). But although the validity of Maldacena's ideas has pretty much been taken for granted ever since, a rigorous proof has been elusive.

In two papers posted on the arXiv repository, Yoshifumi Hyakutake of Ibaraki University in Japan and his colleagues now provide, if not an actual proof, at least compelling evidence that Maldacena’s conjecture is true.

Continue reading at Nature.

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Coincidental

I happened to see part of this video earlier with David Icke talking about this in relation to health. I like how he explains holographic universe theory in layman's terms.


http://youtu.be/KmVGryjPSOk

More coincidentally

this video was just uploaded to the same YouTube channel:

Hidden Science: EP4 - Are we living in a holographic universe?


http://youtu.be/VA4fL9fjrsM

Neither of the models resembles our universe.

The higher dimension model with a black hole, i.e. enormous gravity, has ten dimensions with eight of them forming an eight dimensional sphere, while the lower dimension one has a single dimension is gravity free "and its menagerie of quantum particles resembles a group of idealized springs, or harmonic oscillators, attached to one another."

"Nevertheless, says Maldacena, the numerical proof (says) that these two seemingly disparate worlds are actually identical…"

identical: 

1.similar or alike in every way: The two cars are identical except for their license plates.
2.being the very same; selfsame: This is the identical room we stayed in last year.
3.agreeing exactly: identical opinions.

Is this a case of reductio ad absurdum? In a natural intellectual effort to develop a Unified Theory of Everything are we losing our minds?

The dual nature of our universe is well known to scripture. It is also revealed as a temporary condition created for a purpose. It is also well known to scripture that this universe is a type or shadow of reality. The meaning of this has largely been obscured by organised religion the adherents of which cling to the shadow and ignore the reality.

Jesus ignored gravity when He walked on water. The boat He entered arrived immediately at its destination. Philip the evangelist was transported instantly over a long distance. After His resurrection the Lord Jesus Christ appeared and disappeared at will taking different forms as He did so, making Himself recognisable whenever He wished. In other words He is a trans-dimensional Being and the dimensions from which He works are beyond this universe and are the source of Being.

"Jesus answered them: 'Truly, truly, I say to you, everyone who commits sin is a slave to sin. The slave does not remain in the house forever; the son remains forever. So if the Son sets you free, you will be free indeed.'" (John 8:34-36)

bigmikedude's picture

Oh no : /

Science has gone to a method that parallels that of conspiracy theory solving.

This is known fact, and this is a known fact, but we have a gap that doesn't connect the two or allow them to function in harmony without contradicting each other. However, if we piece together and create this crazy scenario out of these other extra parts left over here, that no one can see, feel, test or prove, and slide it into this gap, everything connects and flows. So it must certainly be so, even though we can't really prove it.

*clicks heels together* "I wish I was home, I wish I was home."

But wait, I am home... I think...

Uh oh, but everything is flat now..

Sometimes

The truth is stranger than fiction, interesting theory.

So wait.... the universe is

So wait.... the universe is flat and gravity is created via the projection of this flat universe through additional dimensions..

We have come full circle.

The earth is flat
The earth is round
The universe is round
The universe is flat

The earth is flat The earth

The earth is flat
The earth is round
The universe is round
The universe is flat
The earth is flat
I am fat

Set your scales back 10 pounds for Christmas!

It's over my head, but

It's over my head, but interesting nonetheless.

Michael Nystrom's picture

It's over my head too

I was hoping someone here could explain it

:D

All art is only done by the individual. The individual is all you ever have, and all schools only serve to classify their members as failures. E.H.

A theoretical physicist would probably be able to give a better

answer, but after some reading, this is what I gather:

(Note: I've never really delved too deeply into string theory on account that it doesn't make any predictions - that I know of - that can be tested experimentally.)

Assuming the wiki page is accurate, the holographic principle states that the entropy of a object is proportional to its surface area (rather than its volume - which would be more intuitive). Since the entropic information of a classical 3D object is contained on a 2D surface, I assume this is where the name holographic principle is derived.

In any case, (apparently) the properties of a black hole can be calculated by considering the area of its event horizon (as prescribed by the holographic principle). The researchers made such calculations. In addition, an energy calculation on a related model system (neglecting gravitational potential energy) was performed. Taking these different computational angles on the related models produced results that agreed.

This suggests that the mathematical descriptions used are consistent with each other - which seems to have left proponents of string theory feeling somewhat vindicated.

My work is primarily in quantum physics applied to chemistry.

The best explanation is found here

If you want the best explanation I would suggest you read what was written over 100 years ago dealing with the topic. The Kybalion by Three Initiates http://www.sacred-texts.com/eso/kyb/kyb04.htm

That book should be required reading for all truth seekers and freedom lovers.

Here is a short teaser.
Physics breakthrough? The Universe is a Giant Mental Hologram

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FbHRHmWeddE

Explanation = The All is mind; the universe is mental.

The universe is mental--held in the mind of the All.

"The ALL" is Infinite Living Mind--the Illumined call it SPIRIT. The Kybalion