Quantum Gravity and the Holographic Mass

Every particular in nature, a leaf, a drop, a crystal, a moment of time is related to the whole, and partakes of the perfection of the whole. Each particle is a microcosm, and faithfully renders the likeness of the world.” ~Ralph Waldo Emerson~


Haramein’s paper “Quantum Gravity and the Holographic Mass” presents a brilliant approach to Quantum Gravity and the Holographic principle as the origin of mass and matter in our universe. The model reveals fundamental symbiotic relationships between the atom and the larger universe in which it resides, and it draws a picture of the universe as a boundlessly interconnected holographic manifestation, originating from a cosmic singularity; the vacuum of space. With this groundbreaking publication we get a first glimpse of a true unified field theory in which the forces of nature are described as a coherent whole. The implications are both scientifically and spiritually profound, so let’s embark on a journey together down the wormhole of the Fractal-Holographic Universe…


 The Quantum Foam

Einstein’s field equations of general relativity describes the flexibility of space and time – how the space-time manifold stretch and bend in the presence of matter/energy. A fascinating aspect of the space-time medium these equations reveal is its ability to bend completely back onto itself, as if in a kind of loop. The equations actually predicts the existence of so called “Einstein-Rosen bridges”, or wormholes, in the space-time manifold; areas in the continuum of space and time where two seemingly separate coordinates unites as one. Theoretically, wormholes allows information to travel from one point to another, instantaneously, without needing to traverse the physical space between them. Black holes are thought to be the only thing massive enough to distort space-time to the extent necessary for such wormholes to occur. However, since the quantum vacuum exhibits extremely energetic dynamics at the quantum level, many physicists now believe these seething micro-fluctuations actually can be understood as microscopic wormholes, frothing, twisting and foaming within the space-time manifold itself. That is, this inherent looping in the fabric of space-time may actually be its permanent, natural state.


Space-time at the quantum level is no longer a smooth gradient continuum but a seething foam of fluctuating wormholes; the structure of space-time is “pinching” itself.

Wormholes are commonly described as space-time “pinching itself” at the quantum level, folding back onto itself in a loop through which it is united. From this image we may surmise that two black hole regions of space (or any given number of them) may actually be intimately connected with each other beyond familiar time and space – they may in fact be one and the same. If we combine this conventional knowledge of wormholes with the concept of Schwarzchild protons (black hole protons), another interesting scenario emerges: wormholes as a non-local information network connecting all protons in the universe…

The proposition is simple. We already know that black holes conserve information holographically at their event horizon, as informational “bits” of Planck-length. So perhaps holographic information does not remain local to any given black hole but is actually distributed between all black-holes throughout the universe simply by means of space-time geometry, rather than being confined to each individual black hole region. All black-hole protons in the universe may be elegantly and seamlessly united. Indeed this network of holographic information sharing could be the foundation of mass itself. To understand how this works we need to examine how the holographic principle is utilized in modern physics.


An artists impression of looking through a wormhole

The Holographic Principle

To best understand the holographic principle we may draw an analogue to the creation of a holographic image. A holographic image is created when a photographic plate is illuminated with reflections from the object to be photographed, simultaneously with coherent light (laser) directly from the source of light (reference source). The resulting interactions between light waves emitted from the object itself and the light waves from the light source produce an interference pattern on the film. Subsequently, when the film is illuminated by ordinary light, the pattern appears in the form of a three-dimensional image of the object photographed. The most fascinating aspect of holographic photography is that every point on the hologram contains the complete information of the photographed object as a whole, when removing any part of the photographic plate it will still produce the entire image.

holographic recording

holographic plateHolograms store information about any given object non-locally, in the form of interference patterns of light waves. Also, holograms permit interference waves containing many different layers of information within the same surface area, typically made ​​visible by looking at the plate from different angles. However, it is impossible to tell that the interference pattern on the photographic plate shown to the right is an apple and a hand, yet the information is there implicit within the interference pattern, stored in every point on its surface. Illuminating the plate with coherent light the apple will appear, yet there is no one-to-one correspondence between areas of the plate and regions of the apple. We can observe the holographic object from different perspectives and thereby uncover, or make explicit, new coherent layers of information, yet in its implicit form of interference patterns the object is invisible. But it´s there, everywhere, stored within an invisible order that cannot be seen until the light illuminates the plate.

Transferring this principle to the universe we can imagine that the vacuum of space, which is actually a sea of electromagnetic ​​interference patterns (vacuum fluctuations), to contain holographic information about the whole universe, stored implicitly at every point in space. Interestingly, the principles of holography provides a long sought solution to a long-standing problem within physics; the notorious information paradox, a problem arising when quantum physics and relativity, macro-cosmos and micro-cosmos, meets in black holes.

In astrophysics the holographic principle states that the description of a volume of space can be thought of as encoded on a light-like boundary to the region, like an event horizon formed by gravity, and it is commonly utilized when describing the entropy, or thermodynamics, of a black hole system. The principle was initially evoked to explain a natural occurrence in which the second law of thermodynamics seems to be violated in incidents where an object of certain entropy is absorbed by a black hole. The entropy of the object would disappear and total entropy in the universe would appear to decrease, which the second law prohibits. The holographic principle solves this problem by stating that all the energy , or information, of an object absorbed by a black hole is «smeared out» uniformly across its surface, and its entropy conserved as informational bits the size of a Planck’s length. In this way we may consider all the information of the black hole to be stored holographically on its surface as abstract “Planck pixels”, or bits, and thus we can calculate its total entropy just by counting the Planck pixels on its surface area.

The fractal holographic model takes this principle to its natural next step by postulating that information is not only stored locally in a black hole, but that it is shared with all black holes in the universe, by means of wormhole physics. Following this line reasoning we may arrive at a new understanding of what mass really is, and how everything in the universe is infinitely connected.

Information paradox


Quantum Gravity and the Holographic Mass

 In Harameins latest paper, Quantum gravity and the Holographic mass, the holographic principle is used to chart the information/energy content of the proton and the geometric relationship between the proton horizon and its interior volume, to give an accurate prediction of the proton mass. In so doing equations are formulated through which the force of gravity and the mass of any given astrophysical system may be quantified as a relation of information to surface area – producing a universal formula applicable to all scales of the universe, from micro- to macrocosmos.

In order to calculate the amount of information/energy within a single proton we need a quantified value of the vacuum fluctuations within it. To quantify (renormalize) the dynamics of the vacuum fluctuations we utilize a Planck Spherical Unit (PSU) as a minimum vacuum vibration, a “pixel” of information, rather than a flat or cubic Planck unit as is conventional. Each PSU is comparable to an oscillating black hole producing spherical waves, excitations, in the vacuum medium. These waves carry with them a very specific amount of energy and they are reflected on the proton surface as flat, equatorial, overlapping circles of Planck radius as shown in the illustration below, creating a holographic interference pattern on the proton event horizon. To give a mental image of the relative magnitudes involved here, one PSU is so small that if you made it the size of a grain of sand a single proton would reach from here to Alpha Centauri 4.37 light-years away!

64 tetra grid flower of life

Spherical shockwaves

The wave fronts of the vacuum fluctuations creates a holographic interference pattern (i.e. circles) on the proton surface, defining the proton mass.

The proton itself is a microscopic black hole and by accounting for PSU´s both internal and external to its surface horizon, we can analyze the ratio of information/energy between the proton and the vacuum in which it resides. The total amount of energy available within the volume of a proton, in the form of vacuum fluctuations, is 4.98 x 1055 grams – which is also the exact mass of the universe. So to find out how much of this energy is actually expressed (and is physically measurable) through the proton horizon, we divide the surface area of ​​the proton by the Planck radius (the equatorial circular surface reflections), to learn that the proton horizon is covered by 4.72 × 1040 overlapping Planck-circles, creating a holographic interference pattern. A fascinating aspect of this calculation is that the pattern appearing on the proton surface is identical with the ancient symbol called “the flower of life”, said to be the basis of the geometry of Creation.

Flower of life

quantum gravity

Now, to uncover the the actual mass of the proton, its gravitational mass, we divide the number of Planck-circles on the proton surface with the number of PSUs within the proton volume (4.72 × 1040 / 1055), which results in 5.91 × 1014. This number is the exact mass needed for the proton to fulfill the Schwarzschild condition of a black hole. Thus we have found the holographic gravitational mass of the proton (its Schwarzschild mass), only by using Planck units and geometry alone, without involving Schwarzschild´s equations or the field equations of relativity at any time. In other words, we have described both gravity and mass as a relation between information to surface area, and this is has been achieved algebraically, through quantification of the vacuum energy by a physical constant, the Planck unit. The formula is universal and can be applied to all astrophysical systems, thus we have, for the first time, a functional mathematical description of quantum gravity!

By this novel approach to physics we may study the foundations of the entire universe simply by studying the geometric properties of a single proton.

Using the above formula, we could put the flower of life grid of Planck orbiting Earth and calculated the geometric relationship between the number of Planck-circles on the surface and spherical Planck units inside to calculate the gravitational force that holds us to the Earth.

Using the above formula, we could wrap the flower of life pattern around the Earth in order to calculate the geometric relationship between Planck-circles on its surface and PSUs within its interior to derive the exact gravitational force that holds us to the Earth.

The internal geometrical volume of the proton relates to its surface area in such a way that one equatorial Planck circle holographically express information associated with it internally. So, if we divide the number of Planck-circles on the proton surface (4.72 x 1040) with the actual geometric volume of the proton, we get 1.67 × 1079. Amazingly, this figure is the estimated number of particles in the universe, which again indicates the reality of underlying quantum entanglement. To find the mass contribution of all protons on each individual proton we divide the Schwarzchild-mass of a single proton by the number of protons in the universe, resulting in 3.55 x 10-65 gm. This value is the mass influence of one Schwarzchild-proton distributed throughout all protons in the universe, by entanglement. To find the mass influence of all protons on a single proton we multiply this number by the number of Planck-circles on the proton-surface. The result is 1.672295215 x 10-24, which is also the value measured in laboratories. The calculations are within 0.017% deviation from the proton mass specified in the Standard model, but probably this is a more precise value for the proton mass when measured from outside its event horizon. This remarkable result demonstrates that all protons in the universe are intimately connected with each other through quantum entanglement. Each Planck-circle can be understood as a mini-wormhole that links up to another proton.

Now we can understand the seemingly paradoxical existence of two separate values ​​for the proton mass. The proton cannot be seen as isolated from its surroundings without taking into account its quantum entanglement with all other protons. Measuring a single proton from outside its event horizon seems to express a mass of 1.672295215 x 10-24 grams, while its internal quantum entanglement with all protons keeps it in the Schwarzschild state of a black hole, with a mass of 5.91 x 1014 grams. The measured mass (10-24) is an expression of mass influence per proton through the holographic Planck circles on proton horizon. Each proton outwardly expresses their own tiny bit of the distributed mass of the universe, and each proton is connected to all other protons through quantum entanglement.

Another way to arrive at the same conclusion is simply to divide the mass of the universe (1040), extrapolated from the inside of the proton, with the number of protons in the universe (1079), extrapolated from the surface of the proton, which results in the exact mass of a single proton (1.672295215 x 10-24)! Just the fact that these giant figures divided hits the mass value of the proton down to a decimal of accuracy is a major indication that the theory is correct.


We might map out the relation of a proton to all protons in the universe and extract precise information about the structural scales of the universe and beyond.

The final conclusion of these equations is that mass is a result of information exchange between protons in the universe. All matter is thus an expression of an underlying unified field, where absolutely all information is implicitly encoded, stored in hologram. Space is what defines matter, not vice versa.

The Schwarzschild proton has 1040 Planck circles on its surface, which in the first fractal iteration connects to as many protons. Those protons again connect to 1040 different protons, which joins the first one to 1080 protons by a fractal progression of entanglement. Analyzing this fractal pattern further we may map the first iterations of the fractal multiverse. Moving beyond our own universe, past its cosmological horizon, we could look back only to see its surface as a blazing sphere within another universe, in the appearance of a star. Thus from a single proton resting somewhere on your little finger, we may calculate the size and mass of the universe, the radius of the universe, the cosmological constant, the vacuum energy density, the gravitational field, the radius of the larger universe in which our own is contained, how many universes there is that one and… I’ll leave the rest to your imagination.


Skies Above Skies…

“The universe is uncaused, like a net of jewels in which each is only the reflection of all the others in a fantastic interrelated harmony without end.” – Ramesh Balsekar

The implications of the Holofractographic Universe compels the imagination. Through these simple equations we come to an understanding of the space-time manifold as a holographic fractal pixel matrix projected through the interference pattern of the Flower of Life. In time all this will be simplified further in such a way that it’s expressible in a single, simple equation – as has been the dream of great scientists and philosophers throughout the history of physics. Personally I’m often filled with a tangible connectivity to all things just by contemplating this beautiful description of our Universe. I believe that we, through meditation, visualization and contemplation, may use this understanding as a kind of metaphysical technology – a tool – for expanding our own consciousness beyond its frames into a larger and deeper communion with each other and our world as a whole. The mere fact that space itself in its state of infinite, utter completion explores its endless potential through us certainly gives assurance and faith to surrender to the sheer beauty of its unfoldment…


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21 Responses to Quantum Gravity and the Holographic Mass

  1. David Reid says:

    A detailed and easy to follow explanation of Nassim’s work and latest paper. Love the images too 🙂
    Thanks so much for this brilliant article!
    Love & light as we step into our dreams…

    • Thank you David, really glad you found it useful! I enjoyed writing it, made a lot of things more clear for me. I feel just contemplating and visualizing this stuff puts you in a deep resonance with the world. It’s fascinating… lots of stuff to explore here! 🙂

      • David Reid says:

        Hey again Andreas
        I am an emissary of Nassims and live in Australia. Do you mind if I use your material when giving some talks?
        I would also like to refer people to your site?
        Thanks again for your awesome work.

        • Thanks David,
          just be aware that this description of Harameins paper is incomplete and based on my own understanding of the material.
          I’ll expand upon certain areas of this post later on, with regards to the more specific dynamics of the holographic mass in relation to the proton charge-radius, spin and mass dialation + the more recent findings on the proton radius. Some of the numbers needs to be refined as well. (The philosophical part i my favorite domain;)
          Feel free to use the material on this site as you like, it would be a great honour!

  2. Anne Margrethe HessNi says:

    Very nice discovery. I am one of Nassims emissaries and if you are in Norway I would love to work with you about inviting Nassim to come here….I live in Son outside Oslo…..all the best -anne hess

  3. Ulrik heger says:

    Nassim on Skavland, I think ot would work. Question is, how do we sell him in? As the Potential Einstein of our time, and if so. How do we explain the fundamentals of the holographic theory in an elevator pitch?

  4. Smadar says:

    Thank you!
    It’s a great summery of Nassim’s work. Very helpful and just in time too.. I wrote a simillar document in Hebrew, and am using yours as reference for all the mathematical parts, just to make sure I got it right 🙂

    • Excellent!
      Thanks Smadar! Glad to hear the material is finding its way back to the ancient language in which it was first written thousands of years ago. Closing the feed-back loop 😉

  5. neil says:

    In time all this will be simplified further in such a way that it’s expressible in a single, simple equation – as has been the dream of great scientists and philosophers throughout the history of physics.


  6. Riccardo says:

    http://arxiv.org/ftp/gr-qc/papers/0304/0304032.pdf Spacetime at the Planck Scale: The Quantum Computer View

  7. Geoff Dutton says:

    That’s all well and good, but aren’t these calculations ignoring the existence of neutrons? Or are protons and neutrons just oscillations of the same thing? (And if so, why is hydrogen stable?)

  8. Hui Sun says:

    Thank you so much for sharing your knowledge and interpretation here! I’ve been studying Walter Russell on and off, and have recently started to study Haramein and Bucky Fuller’s work– I think the three bodies of work are quite complementary. Your solid grasp of the big picture is conveyed beautifully through your writing and images, and is extremely helpful to me in connecting the dots. It certainly lowers the activation barrier to understanding Haramein’s papers! Finally, the universe is starting to make sense to me!
    Thanks again.

  9. Maat says:

    Your explanation helps a lot, yet some of the calculations you provide do not equate to the given results. For example, you write that “If we divide the circular surface tessellations (4,72×10^40) with the volume of the proton itself (10^-39 ) the result comes out 1,67×10^79 – which is the currently estimated number of particles in the universe”. Can you clarify this? Also, where did you find the value for the renormalized vacuum density (5.1×10^93 gm/cm^3), or do you know how N. Haramein derives this value? One more thing: the total mass of a system divided by the number of individual units making up that system will result in the (average) mass of the individual units. Your paragraph beginning with “Another way to arrive at the same conclusion is to simply divide the mass of the Universe (10^55), extrapolated from the inside of the proton…” expresses the same basic notion, and does not seem to have much bearing upon the theory at hand. It’s impressive-sounding, albeit somewhat irrelavent–or am I missing something? I look forward to any and all further contributions/revisions of your lucid perspectives on this exciting new theory. I still have a lot of questions though, in addition to a potential discovery concerning a higher octave of the 60Hz frequency (think Tesla, AC, electric motors, etc.) being fundamental to the vacuum oscillations (a frequency resonant with that which N Haramein measures for the proton 🙂 Thank you!

  10. Giorgio Piacenza says:

    Mr. Enrique Álvarez Vita from Peru apparently found a way to replace renormalization through the use of a fractal organization in the quantum vacuum. In his model gravity is reconciled with the other forces of nature and much more. I’m looking for capable physicists to look into this work which I translated for Mr. Alvarez Vita into English. Who can I send this work to? Can you communicate me with Nassim Haramein?

    A form of ‘energy drain’ for the electrogravitational fluid into the fractal structure is found. It could be a foundational contribution. Symmetry between matter-anti-matter is proposed and virtual and real particles add up into finite values in a model that focuses on a mathematical infinite series of matter-anti-matter universes located at different fractal scales.

    Mr. Enrique Alvarez Vita doesn’t speak or write in English and is not a university Professor but did study mathematics and physics and I translated his work as it seems to be promising and worth getting accredited reviews. Starting from unique approach implying virtual and real sublevels in the vacuum while still working with the standard model. May it relate with sublevels of the quantum hologram as matter-anti matter sublevel aspects in the vacuum? There also are interesting geometric vector representations with scalars and complex numbers illustrating the ideas.

    Another physicist commented that “the paper deals with vacuum polarization, suggesting that taking gravitation into consideration results in a fractal vacuum structure with no divergencies in the (fractal, i.e. auto-similar) summation, in contrast with standard normalization. This would solve one of the most important problems in quantum field theory.”

    It is a physical model where the particles and anti-particles of the quantum vacuum, which in turn contains sub-levels of quantum vacuum, polarize electrical charges and the color of leptons and quarks in an infinite convergent sequence that includes gravity, which facilitates its incorporation with the other fundamental forces of nature.

    From a philosophical perspective, the model provides support for the possible existence of a universe that would constitute a neutralized vacuum, noumenal in nature, which would manifest itself as a phenomenal duality in infinite universes of matter and anti-matter of a fractal nature, each contained within the other forming a single reality.

    Gravity is polarized under the fractal quantum effects of virtual anti-particles; the infinite remains trapped and gravity is captured. At large distances the potential gravitational energy is negative but at Planck scales, where nuclear and electric forces become relevant, it polarizes and converges with the other forces in the intrinsic energy of mass and of E =MC2

  11. B says:

    Hi Andreas,

    Nice work! As you can see on the Trevolta page, I have been doing a pilgrimage, eventually ;), pretty much without money and am still living it. I am very well. I have no worries. This is how I learned that worries are the problem and that there is a deeper Truth to reality. I got that during my first or second time LSD, actually. I was taken on a trip through this Universe. However, please don’t just pop LSD, just like that, because depending on how you are you will become more of that you are, so it is generally a good idea to first make sure you are pretty Pure. After all, reality is a refelction of our own Imagination, so, you beter make sure it’s a good one. 😉

    Seen our different interests & different experiences in the same (obviously I am writing that this way on purpose ;)), maybe we could start a collaboration. I would be delighted!

    With Love,

  12. Edward Elman says:

    Dear Andreas,

    I hope all is well for you.

    I am seeking permission to reference your articles in an e-book that I am writing about how to have excellent health and reverse the aging process. Part of my book is based on Nassim Haramein’s pioneering work and on your brilliant articles. Of course, I have written everything in my own words.

    I tried contacting you through your personal email address, but you didn’t reply back, so I thought I would ask for permission in this post.

    In appreciation for giving me permission to reference your work, I would be honored to give you a free copy of my e-book when it becomes available.

    Best wishes,

    Edward Elman
    Calgary, Alberta, Canada

    • Hi Edward,

      sorry for the overly delayed response, I´ve been somewhat disconnected from both this site and subject lately due to other priorities. Thank you for your interest and compliments! I´d be honored to be referenced in you e-book. License for the use of images on this site however is not mine to give as I myself have reposted them here from other sites, both with and without permission. For the double-torus image, please contact The Resonance Project team http://resonance.is/. Wish you the best of luck with your book!

      Kind regards

      • Edward Elman says:

        Dear Andreas,

        Thank you very much for giving me permission to reference you in my e-book!

        I will check further with The Resonance Project team about receiving permission to use their double-torus image.

        Best wishes to you,


  13. luis says:

    interesting but there are far better ways to understand the holographic universe of space-time – geometry is only the beginning:
    Also interesting that he has found the equivalence between the proton horizon and the schwarzschid horizon i found a decade ago using the metric of scalar space-time:

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