The Amplituhedron: A Jewel at the Heart of Quantum Physics?

by 5ocietyx

amplutihedron

Illustration by Andy Gilmore

According to Natalie Wolchover of Quanta Magazine “the amplituhedron is a newly discovered mathematical object resembling a multifaceted jewel in higher dimensions. Encoded in its volume are the most basic features of reality that can be calculated — the probabilities of outcomes of particle interactions.”

She goes on to say it “challenges the notion that space and time are fundamental components of reality.”

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