Dr. Sabrina Gonzalez Pasterski Will Change How You Think About Space

The universe is a hologram.

At least, that’s one of the central ideas in celestial holography, which is what Dr. Sabrina Gonzalez Pasterski works on. She’s the founder and principal investigator of the Celestial Holography Initiative at the Perimeter Institute.

Yes, you read that right: The universe might indeed be a hologram. Celestial holography explores the idea that our perception of reality is projected inward from some sort of wrapper around the universe. It’s a useful way to conceive of the universe when it comes to theoretical physics. “You want one framework that can describe both collisions at CERN

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