“Shape-Shifting Cosmos” — Physicists Seek the Question to Which the Universe is the Answer

  In 2013, one of the leading particle physicists of his generation, Nima Arkani-Hamed at the Institute for Advanced Studies in Princeton and Jaroslav Trnka, founding member of the Center for Quantum Mechanics and Physics, found that the amplitudes of certain particle collisions are encoded in the volume of a gem-like geometric object, which they … Continue reading “Shape-Shifting Cosmos” — Physicists Seek the Question to Which the Universe is the Answer