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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