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Michael Talbot – The Holographic Universe

Michael Talbot (1953-1992), author of a number of books highlighting parallels between ancient mysticism and quantum mechanics. He espouse a theoretical model of reality that suggests the physical universe is akin to a giant hologram. Talbot made many references in his book “The Holographic Universe” to the work of David Bohm and Karl Pribram, and …

Holographic principle

The holographic principle is a property of quantum gravity and string theories which states that the description of a volume of space can be thought of as encoded on a boundary to the region—preferably a light-like boundary like a gravitational horizon. First proposed by Gerard’t Hooft, it was given a precise string-theory interpretation by Leonard …

The Holographic Universe

Talbot’s book The Holographic Universe, which has become his most popular, explores the metaphysical implications that underline quantum mechanics and suggests that the universe is a hologram (metaphorically speaking). After examining the work of physicist David Bohm and neurophysiologist Karl Pribram, both of whom independently arrived at holographic theories or models of the universe, the …