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Physicists May Have Evidence Universe Is A Computer Simulation

Physicists May Have Evidence Universe Is A Computer Simulation
Physicists say they may have evidence that the universe is a computer simulation. How? They made a computer simulation of the universe. And it looks sort of like us. A long-proposed thought experiment, put forward by both philosophers and popular culture, points out that any civilisation of sufficient size and intelligence would eventually create a simulation universe if such a thing were possible. And since there would therefore be many more simulations (within simulations, within simulations) than real universes, it is therefore more likely than not that our world is artificial. Now a team of researchers at the University of Bonn in Germany led by Silas Beane say they have evidence this may be true. In a paper named ‘Constraints on the Universe as a Numerical Simulation’, they point out that current simulations of the universe - which do exist, but which are extremely weak and small - naturally put limits on physical laws. But the basic impression is an intriguing one. Related:  the theory of everything

TIL: Scientists May Have Evidence We Are In A Matrix-Like Simulation. : todayilearned Physicists discover ‘clearest evidence yet’ that the Universe is a hologram A team of physicists have provided what has been described by the journal Nature as the “clearest evidence yet” that our universe is a hologram. The new research could help reconcile one of modern physics’ most enduring problems : the apparent inconsistencies between the different models of the universe as explained by quantum physics and Einstein’s theory of gravity. The two new scientific papers are the culmination of years’ work led by Yoshifumi Hyakutake of Ibaraki University in Japan, and deal with hypothetical calculations of the energies of black holes in different universes. The idea of the universe existing as a ‘hologram’ doesn’t refer to a Matrix-like illusion, but the theory that the three dimensions we perceive are actually just“painted” onto the cosmological horizon – the boundary of the known universe. If this sounds paradoxical, try to imagine a holographic picture that changes as you move it. For more information on this research, click here to read the original release.

Quantum biology: Do weird physics effects abound in nature? 28 January 2013Last updated at 00:05 GMT By Jason Palmer and Alex Mansfield BBC News and BBC Radio Science Unit The multi-billion-dollar fragrance industry might just benefit from the ideas in quantum biology Disappearing in one place and reappearing in another. This kind of weird behaviour is commonplace in dark, still laboratories studying the branch of physics called quantum mechanics, but what might it have to do with fresh flowers, migrating birds, and the smell of rotten eggs? Welcome to the frontier of what is called quantum biology. It is still a tentative, even speculative discipline, but what scientists are learning from it might just spark revolutions in the development of new drugs, computers and perfumes - or even help in the fight against cancer. Until recently, the delicate states of matter predicted by quantum mechanics have only been accessed with the most careful experiments: isolated particles at blisteringly low temperatures or pressures approaching that of deep space.

Scientists Claim That Quantum Theory Proves Consciousness Moves To Another Universe At Death Learning Mind| A book titled “Biocentrism: How Life and Consciousness Are the Keys to Understanding the Nature of the Universe“ has stirred up the Internet, because it contained a notion that life does not end when the body dies, and it can last forever. The author of this publication, scientist Dr. Robert Lanza who was voted the 3rd most important scientist alive by the NY Times, has no doubts that this is possible. Beyond time and space Lanza is an expert in regenerative medicine and scientific director of Advanced Cell Technology Company. But not so long ago, the scientist became involved with physics, quantum mechanics and astrophysics. Lanza points to the structure of the universe itself, and that the laws, forces, and constants of the universe appear to be fine-tuned for life, implying intelligence existed prior to matter. The theory implies that death of consciousness simply does not exist. Lanza also believes that multiple universes can exist simultaneously. Multiple worlds

The Measurement That Would Reveal The Universe As A Computer Simulation One of modern physics’ most cherished ideas is quantum chromodynamics, the theory that describes the strong nuclear force, how it binds quarks and gluons into protons and neutrons, how these form nuclei that themselves interact. This is the universe at its most fundamental. So an interesting pursuit is to simulate quantum chromodynamics on a computer to see what kind of complexity arises. The promise is that simulating physics on such a fundamental level is more or less equivalent to simulating the universe itself. There are one or two challenges of course. That may not sound like much but the significant point is that the simulation is essentially indistinguishable from the real thing (at least as far as we understand it). It’s not hard to imagine that Moore’s Law-type progress will allow physicists to simulate significantly larger regions of space. Again, the behaviour of this human cell would be indistinguishable from the real thing. First, some background.

TIL That the Vikings were actually much cleaner than we assume them to be today; Saxon women even preferred them to their own (Saxon)men. : todayilearned Metaphysics Metaphysics is a traditional branch of philosophy concerned with explaining the fundamental nature of being and the world that encompasses it,[1] although the term is not easily defined.[2] Traditionally, metaphysics attempts to answer two basic questions in the broadest possible terms:[3] Ultimately, what is there?What is it like? Prior to the modern history of science, scientific questions were addressed as a part of metaphysics known as natural philosophy. Originally, the term "science" (Latin scientia) simply meant "knowledge". The scientific method, however, transformed natural philosophy into an empirical activity deriving from experiment unlike the rest of philosophy. Etymology[edit] However, once the name was given, the commentators sought to find intrinsic reasons for its appropriateness. Central questions[edit] Cosmology and cosmogony[edit] Metaphysical Cosmology is the branch of metaphysics that deals with the world as the totality of all phenomena in space and time. [edit] [edit]

Quantum entanglement isn't only spooky, you can't avoid it Quantum entanglement is the key to quantum computing, cryptography, and numerous other real-world applications of quantum mechanics. It is also one of the strangest phenomena in the Universe, overcoming barriers of space and time and knitting the entire cosmos into an integrated whole. Scientists have long thought that entanglement between two particles was a rare and fleeting phenomenon, so delicate that exposure of the particles to their surroundings would quickly destroy this linkage. Now mathematicians at Case Western University have shown that entanglement between parts of large systems is the norm, rather than being a rare and short-lived relationship. Entanglement is one of the strangest predictions of quantum mechanics. Entanglement is clearly subtle, but how common is it in the real world of macroscopic objects? Systems of a few particles will tend to lie close to a pure state, a state in which none of the internal particles are entangled with each other.

What the Hell Are Tachyons? Tachyons cause a lot of problems in movies with starships, but they also cause problems for people in real life. Specifically, they cause problems for students of relativity and string theorists. Learn about the ins and outs of tachyons, and why they need extra dimensions. Whenever the Borg come jumping out of a wormhole in space, go ahead and blame tachyons. Whenever temporal distortions mean an older version of you has come back to scold the younger version of you, blame tachyons. Whenever an ancient vessel gets a boost across a galaxy, and re-starts an ancient war, blame tachyons. Tachyons are particles that have mass, but travel faster than light. Before we dismiss tachyons as an annoyance to both philosophy students and Star Fleet captains, let’s take a look at the problems they pose for string theorists. The relationship between energy and mass is defined by Einstein as E = mc2.

No magic show: Real-world levitation to inspire better pharmaceuticals It’s not a magic trick and it’s not sleight of hand – scientists really are using levitation to improve the drug development process, eventually yielding more effective pharmaceuticals with fewer side effects. Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory have discovered a way to use sound waves to levitate individual droplets of solutions containing different pharmaceuticals. While the connection between levitation and drug development may not be immediately apparent, a special relationship emerges at the molecular level. At the molecular level, pharmaceutical structures fall into one of two categories: amorphous or crystalline. “One of the biggest challenges when it comes to drug development is in reducing the amount of the drug needed to attain the therapeutic benefit, whatever it is,” said Argonne X-ray physicist Chris Benmore, who led the study. Getting pharmaceuticals from solution into an amorphous state, however, is no easy task.

TIL that composer Charles Ives proposed that a 20th Amendment should be added to the U.S. Constitution that allowed people to submit legislative proposals to Congress. Members of Congress would then cull the proposals, selecting 10 each year as referendum The Physics of Death (And What Happens to Your Energy) Credit: depositphotos Even though it’s an inexorable part of life, for many people, death—or at least the thought of ceasing to exist forever—can be a scary thing. I mean, the disturbing things that happen to the body during decomposition—the point in which cells and tissues begin to break down post mortem—are bad enough. In life, the human body is comprised of both matter and energy—including energy of the electrical and chemical varieties. The process is much more complex with humans. As we know through thermodynamics, energy can not be created nor destroyed.. it can simply change states. In death, the collection of atoms that comprise you (a universe within the universe) are repurposed. (Image by All Science, All the Time. Over the course of a single year, we compile thousands of articles, and generate dozens upon dozens of high-quality videos and infographics.

Quantum Process To Slow Time And Savor The Moment Updated November 22, 2014 by in5d Alternative News * Click HERE to visit our Official Facebook page and be sure to "Like" us!!! (opens in a new window) * Also visit in5D Connection where you can find your soul mate or join one of our amazing groups. EVERYONE is welcome! by Kim Caldwell guest writer for In5D.com “What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.” ~ Henry Stanley Haskins There is a simple way to direct the flow of energy that will slow time and takes less than a minute to do. I was blessed to attend a workshop with the world-renowned Genevieve Paulson . . During our workshop Genevieve casually mentioned an exercise she uses to slow time. This is when I realized that we have much more control over time in our lives than we realize. The process for slowing time is as follows. Genevieve also mentioned a quote that I loved by Fritz Perls , “Anxiety is excitement without breathing.” I send you peace and blessings

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