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What If Scientist Discover That We Live In A Matrix, What Will You Do ? by Nobody: 3:55pm On Oct 12, 2012
Do we live in the Matrix? Researchers say they have found a way to find out

Any simulation of the universe must have limits, and finding these would prove we live in an artificial reality, physicists claim




If the Matrix left you with the niggling fear that we might indeed be living in a computer generated universe staged by a malevolent artificial intelligence using the human race as an energy farm, help is at hand.

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A team of physicists have come up with a test which they say could prove whether or not the universe as we know it is a virtual reality simulation - a kind of theoretical red pill, as it were.

Silas Beane of the University of Bonn, Germany, and his colleagues contend that a simulation of the universe, no matter how complex, would still have constraints which would reveal it

Re: What If Scientist Discover That We Live In A Matrix, What Will You Do ? by Nobody: 3:57pm On Oct 12, 2012
Re: What If Scientist Discover That We Live In A Matrix, What Will You Do ? by Nobody: 4:02pm On Oct 12, 2012
All we have to do to identify what these constraints would be is to build our own simulation of the universe, which is close to what many researchers are trying to do on an incredibly miniscule scale.

Computer simulations have been run to recreate quantum chromodynamics - the theory that describes the nuclear forced that binds quarks and gluons into protons and neutrons, which then bind to form atomic nuclei.

It is believed that simulating physics on this fundamental level is equivalent, more or less, to simulating the workings of the universe itself.
Re: What If Scientist Discover That We Live In A Matrix, What Will You Do ? by saintneo(m): 7:13am On Oct 16, 2012
red pill it is

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