Thursday, 10 January 2013

Study - Einstein Right: Space-Time 'Smooth'

Quantum Foam Paper Suggests Einstein Was Right About Space-Time Being 'Smooth'

Posted:   |  Updated: 01/10/2013 2:25 pm EST
By: SPACE.com Staff
Published: 01/10/2013 12:38 PM EST on SPACE.com


Space-time is smooth rather than foamy, a new study suggests, scoring a possible victory for Einstein over some quantum theorists who came after him.

In his general theory of relativity, Einstein described space-time as fundamentally smooth, warping only under the strain of energy and matter. Some quantum-theory interpretations disagree, however, viewing space-time as being composed of a froth of minute particles that constantly pop into and out of existence.

More - Link >>> http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/01/10/quantum-foam-einstein-smooth-space-time_n_2449734.html

Sources: Space.com , The Huffington Post.

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