Posts tagged ELI
The World’s Most Powerful Lasers Set To Tear Apart The Vacuum Of Space-Time Itself

Hoping to conjure enough energy that it ought to be able to pull “virtual” particles out of the vacuum of space-time – quantum mechanics implies that space-time can never truly be ‘empty’ – the Extreme Light Infrastructure (ELI) project is an undeniably tantalising (yet mind-numbingly complex) prospect.

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