Building up spacetime with quantum entanglement

  title={Building up spacetime with quantum entanglement},
  author={Mark Van Raamsdonk},
  • Mark Van Raamsdonk
  • Published 2010
In this essay, we argue that the emergence of classically connected spacetimes is intimately related to the quantum entanglement of degrees of freedom in a non-perturbative description of quantum gravity. Disentangling the degrees of freedom associated with two regions of spacetime results in these regions pulling apart and pinching off from each other in a way that can be quantified by standard measures of entanglement. Essay written for the Gravity Research Foundation 2010 Awards for Essays… CONTINUE READING
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