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The simulation hypothesis. Is life an illusion?

Seth Shostak takes a look at the simulation hypothesis, the idea that we are in a computer simulated reality: Is Life an Illusion? | Seth Shostak. …a future historian (or curious teenager) wielding programming skills and access to a honking big computer could construct SimEarth … Continue reading

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Quantum twist could kill off the multiverse, and Boltzmann brains

THE multiverse is dead, long live the multiverse. A radical new way of looking at quantum mechanics suggests that even the multiverse will come to an end. A popular view of the multiverse says that our universe is just one … Continue reading

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