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By Leonard Susskind

Over the past decade the physics of black holes has been revolutionized through advancements that grew out of Jacob Bekenstein s recognition that black holes have entropy. Stephen Hawking raised profound concerns about the lack of details in black gap evaporation and the consistency of quantum mechanics in an international with gravity. for 2 many years those questions wondered theoretical physicists and finally ended in a revolution within the method we expect approximately area, time, topic and knowledge. This revolution has culminated in a amazing precept referred to as The Holographic precept , that is now an incredible concentration of consciousness in gravitational learn, quantum box conception and effortless particle physics. Leonard Susskind, one of many co-inventors of the Holographic precept in addition to one of many founders of String idea, develops and explains those recommendations.

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