Scientists Think Spacetime May Have Come From Magic

I saw the headline for this Popular Mechanics news story about a press release issued by RIKEN Research institute in Japan – and couldn’t resist sharing for obvious reasons. The news story starts:

‘Scientists believe that spacetime may have emerged, in part, from a quantum property called “magic.”“Magic” describes how hard a quantum state is to simulate on a regular computer.According to a press release, the researchers’ work “provides the first direct link between the quantum property of magic and the chaotic nature of black holes.”’

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I tried to find the original PR but, no luck. Maybe you’ll make out better.

Frater Lux Ad Mundi

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