Black Holes + Wormholes = Quantum Answers

— 13.7 Cosmos and Culture

If physicists had a holy grail it would go by the name of Quantum Gravity.

For 60 years researchers have been searching for a way to unite the very large and the very small into a single coherent theory. But for all their efforts, Einstein's Theory of General Relativity — which describes the Universe at large scales — simply won't play nice with quantum physics — the all-encompassing vision of the micro-world. But the appearance of a remarkable new idea is raising eyebrows, and hopes, around the world. Maybe, just maybe, a new clue to the most fundamental of fundamental theories has been found.

It all begins with the weirdest weirdness of quantum physics.

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