To reconcile quantum mechanics and gravity, a new theory flips the usual script. Space-time and gravity may emerge from quantum effects, not the other way round
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Scientists are compiling a picture of the shadow of the supermassive black hole at the center of the Milky Way, and it could reveal general relatively breaking down.
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According to Einstein, an accelerating frame is just like gravity. In order to accelerate on a hoverboard, you have to lean forward.
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