Sabine Hossenfelder
Research Fellow, Frankfurt Institute for Advanced Studies

Sabine Hossenfelder is a research fellow at the Frankfurt Institute for Advanced Studies, with a special interest in the phenomenology of quantum gravity. Her freelance work has been published in Forbes, Scientific American, and New Scientist, among others. Her latest book is Lost in Math: How Beauty Leads Physics Astray (2018).

Written by Sabine Hossenfelder

An infrared image from NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope shows the centre of the Milky Way galaxy where the brightest white spot marks the site of a supermassive black hole. Photo by NASA/Caltech/JPL
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Cosmology
Echoes of a black hole

Ripples in space-time could herald the demise of general relativity and its replacement by a quantum theory of gravity

Sabine Hossenfelder

A computer model of a Bose-Einstein condensate shows the wave-like structure of atoms near absolute zero. Courtesy NASA/NIST
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Quantum theory
Black-hole computing

Might nature’s bottomless pits actually be ultra-efficient quantum computers? That could explain why data never dies

Sabine Hossenfelder

Photo courtesy NASA/Stsci/ESA
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Astronomy
The superfluid Universe

Quantum effects are not just subatomic: they can be expressed across galaxies, and solve the puzzle of dark matter

Sabine Hossenfelder