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universe as computer simulation

Sabine Hossenfelder explains why she thinks that the computer sim universe is pseudoscience

Hossenfelder: You can approximate the laws that we know with a computer simulation – we do this all the time – but if that was how nature actually worked, we could see the difference. Indeed, physicists have looked for signs that natural laws really proceed step by step, like in a computer code, but their search has come up empty handed. Read More ›

At Scientific American: Could we force the universe to crash?

Does anyone remember when science was distinct from science fiction? But in those days, great discoveries were made. Who needs great discoveries when an active imagination will do just as well? Read More ›