Summary #1156

Black holes are like a hologram

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  • Italian scientists theorize that black holes could be a two-dimensional surface which produces a three-dimensional image.
  • In other words, black holes would be incredibly large hard drives that store information about the universe.
  • This hypothetical conclusion comes from applying a 30-year old idea, called the “holographic principle”, to studying black holes.
  • The approach unified theory of relativity (black holes are spherical, smooth and simple) and quantum theory (black holes are full of information).

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