Do gravitational anomalies prove we're not living in a computer simulation?

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Do gravitational anomalies prove we're not living in a computer simulation?

Postby lhou da silva » Sun Oct 15, 2017 8:15 am

Do gravitational anomalies prove we're not living in a computer simulation?

Is our entire universe just a computer simulation? It sounds like the premise for a sci-fi movie, but over the years the idea has been debated by scientists in earnest. But now theoretical physicists believe they've found proof that our universe is far too complex to be captured in any simulation. According to the researchers, the hypothesis is done in by gravitational anomalies, tiny "twists" in the fabric of spacetime.
For many, the concept that our civilization might exist inside a simulation goes back to the movie The Matrix, but it has actually been discussed in scientific circles as a legitimate possibility, including at the Isaac Asimov Memorial Debate at the American Museum of Natural History last year. Oxford philosopher Nick Bostrom proposed the idea in a 2003 paper, and the general crux of his argument is a bit of a numbers game.

full article here worth reading http://www.scientificworld.tk/2017/10/d ... -were.html



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