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Physicists to find out if we are living in a hologram

Physicists To Find Out If We Are Living In A Hologram

Government scientists working out of trailer in Illinois are testing out the hypothesis that we're all living in a holographic world.



Yes, that means that Albert Einstein may not have been totally right.

Physicist Max Planck, the father of quantum theory, had a lot of ideas too, and some of them are at odds with Einstein's theory of relativity.

The gray area between the two Nobel Prize winning scientists findings are at the heart of the new research.

Said the Director of the Fermilab Center for Particle Astrophysics behind the research, "For thousands of years, we have assumed that space is made of points and lines. Maybe that is not right -- it might be made of waves, the way that matter and energy are."

That would mean that things like location aren't as fixed as we think they are.

The scientists are exploring the possibility that the world is more like a television image –- made up of tiny pixels that up close appear blurry and agitated.

To get to the bottom of the mystery, they're using an instrument called a holometer specially designed to measure space's 'quantum jitter.'

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tktuttle September 01 2014 at 7:33 AM

Interesting article that says absolutely nothing.

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Doug September 01 2014 at 9:14 AM

So, that means Obama and his minions are just images and not real? Whew! That's a relief!

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lvn4eternity September 01 2014 at 3:04 PM

Send in the clowns ...

Nevermind, they are already here.

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dorc792 lvn4eternity September 01 2014 at 3:27 PM

we live in a dome ...an ant farm....giants control us...space is the frontier ...

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dram2500c September 01 2014 at 8:07 AM

Multiple pages about the POS's in Ferguson and a meaningless paragraph about the nature of the universe. Way to go AOL, your heads really are deep in a dark place.

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Billybrw September 01 2014 at 8:00 AM

A guy in a trailor near Chicago studying a hologram universe? To much LSD and liberal education me thinks

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Ban Liberal Dementia September 01 2014 at 8:47 AM

Oh good.... physicists on the taxpayer dole are now imitating the a "Big Bang Theory" television episode.... what's next? Taxpayer slurping academics trying to prove Rocky the Flying Squirrel really can't foil the efforts of Boris and Natasha?

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jcbstz September 01 2014 at 11:52 AM

NO, we are not. We are living in a real world with real people with real planets created by a real God. Evolution is the real fantasy. Evolutionist's tell me that God is a fantasy and that the BIG BANG made this all happen. Soooo, I have a question. IF the big bang is a fact, where did all the STUFF that filled the so-called universe that made up the BIG BANG come from??? Can't answer, can you.

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dan September 01 2014 at 7:11 AM

Stupidity and fraudulant Government funding at its worst and as unconcerned citizens we stand up and do nothing about these atrocoties. Whats next to get government funding the next scientists will request grants to determine if our reality is fictional and the simpsons are viewing our stupidity for comic releif.

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crowland503 September 01 2014 at 6:42 AM

Does that mean that we can reprogram the time and space continuum? Beam me aboard, Scotty! There's no intelligent life on this planet.

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Doug September 01 2014 at 9:18 AM

Say, I bet they got this idea from the Michael Jackson hologram!

That's REAL science!

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screamingeagleaz Doug September 01 2014 at 10:40 PM

Most scientists today are ex-pot heads from the 70's. They've all done too much LSD. I hope we're not paying for this bs.

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fwlrcj Doug September 01 2014 at 10:56 PM

All for entertainment purposes

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