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What is meant by the following 2 statements?

  1. Apr 28, 2014 #1
    Thinking about accelerated observers, one can in principle locate holographic screens everywhere in space?

    Emergence of holographic direction is accompanied by redshifts and coarse-graining procedure?

    Reference: arXiv: 1001.0785v1
     
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  3. Apr 28, 2014 #2

    Simon Bridge

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    Verlinde is assuming that the physics of a region is actually derived from physics on a surface, or "screen", bordering that region. Well, it's a model. He's hoping that gravity falls out of this picture like the extra space dimension does.

    This paper has been copiously discussed online.

    Sabine Hossenfelder has a set of notes that may help you make sense of the paper.
    http://arxiv.org/abs/1003.1015

    ...and a short discussion here:
    http://backreaction.blogspot.co.nz/2010/03/gravity-is-entropy-is-gravity-is.html
     
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