The universe is just a big hologram, astrophysicists claim


2017-01-30 by Andrew Griffin










There is as much evidence for the holographic universe as there is for traditional explanations, researchers said


The universe might just be one "vast and complex hologram". And our vision of life as being in 3D may just be an illusion.


That's according to astrophysicists who have studied the cosmic microwave background, or the afterglow that is left over from the Big Bang. After doing so, they have found substantial evidence that our universe is holographic, they said.


There is at least as much evidence for the strange theory as there is for the traditional idea of the structure of our universe, according to the astrophysicists from the University of Southampton, who worked with colleagues in Canada and Italy. (...)