It's not science fiction anymore.
There's a distinct possibility that the universe, our life, and
everything around us are part of a vast, living and 3D holographic simulation conducted by "someone"
invisible and superior to everything known in the universe!
Is it the ultimate computer game of the superior ones?
Ancient thinkers pondered the dilemma - whether the universe that we currently inhabit is a numerical
simulation performed by our distant descendants.
A vast scientific literature is also devoted to exploration of various aspects of our universe as a computer simulation.
Modern scientists seriously ponder a scientific conundrum: Is it all just a perfect extensive simulation; is nothing real?
He said that at least one of the following three propositions must be true:
1. Almost all civilisations at our level of development become extinct before becoming technologically mature.
2. The fraction of technologically mature civilisations that are interested in creating ancestor simulations is almost zero.
3. You are almost certainly living in a computer simulation.
Now, a group of scientists led by nuclear physicist Silas Beane at the University of Bonn have developed a test that
can check, if we really live in a simulated virtual world.
Beane's group is aware they don't have sophisticated methods of simulation, the algorithms and necessary hardware
to simulate the quantum universe on a large scale.
Such sophisticated means are unknown yet.
Still, scientists are able to make such simulations in an ultra-small version of the universe that's
down to the femto-scale, which is smaller than the nano-scale and where the space-time continuum is replaced by a
lattice, (similar to 3D graph paper) to monitor the strong nuclear force in an atom and how
it works over time on this scale.
As the scale gets smaller and smaller, the simulation eventually hits a limit on how much energy particles can have.
"It is conceivable that some of the ingredients used in present day simulations of quantum fields remain in use, or are
used in other universes, and so we focus on one aspect only: the possibility that the simulations of the future employ an
underlying cubic lattice structure," they explain in their paper.
According to Beane, a simulation of the universe, no matter how complex, would still have constraints
which would reveal it.
"The numerical simulation scenario could reveal itself in the distributions of the highest energy cosmic rays
exhibiting a degree of rotational symmetry breaking that reflects the structure of the underlying lattice," the scientists say.
With current achievements in algorithms and high-performance computing (HPC) is now possible to simulate Quantum Chromodynamics (QCD),
the fundamental force in nature that gives rise to the strong nuclear force among protons and neutrons, and to nuclei and their
The idea is based on the assumption that whoever built our computer generated life, our existence and our universe - built it
in the same way we build ours.
But - if those invisible and superior computer masters have constructed a different way of doing things -
we might never even notice that something is very wrong with "our world" - this matrix we live in!
The idea that we might be part of a highly sophisticated computer simulation confronts us with some sensitive topics and we might be forced to question
the nature of not only death, but God as well as.
ich Terrell, from the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology believes that we are living inside a matrix and the being
we refer to us
God is a programmer in nature.
"One has to think what are the requirements for God? God is an inter-dimensional being connected with everything in the Universe,
a creator that is responsible for the Universe and in some way can change the laws of physics, if he wanted to. I think those are good requirements for what God ought to be," Terrell says.
This is the same as programmers creating simulations,
The Matrix Dilemma also makes us wonder about the reality of death. We have previously discussed Robert Lanza's theory that
death could be an illusion.
Lanza suggested that we continue to exist in a parallel universe.
Now, let us suppose for a minute that we really are nothing more than holograms existing in a computer simulation. If that is the case, what happens when we die?
Are we simply only "erased" from the program? Has "someone" just pressed the delete button?
These are fascinating, thought- provoking questions and naturally we want to know the truth.
But is it really possible to test the holographic universe theory or will our
scientists just run a simulation within a simulation?
Our Universe Is A Gigantic And
Wonderfully Detailed Holographic Illusion
In our daily life we are not aware that we may, in fact, live in a hologram and our existence is a holographic projection, nothing more.
All what we believe is real, our whole physical world, is - in fact - an illusion being proved by the holographic universe,
one of the most remarkable theories of 20th century...
Our Creator Is A Cosmic Computer Programmer - Says JPL Scientist
Are we just a computer simulation? Who or what is the creator? More
and more scientists are now seriously considering the possibility that we might live in a matrix, and they say that evidence could be all around us.
Terrell has his opinion about our creator who most refer to as God.
Do We Live In A Computer Simulation
Created By An Advanced Alien Civilization?
The captivating idea that we might be living in 3 dimensional holographic simulation has been put forward by various scientists.
We will explore this mind-boggling idea further and examine some intriguing questions.
If we suspect that we are programmed beings living inside a simulation is there any way for us to find out if this is true?
Is it possible to change the outcome of this virtual game?
Dancing Snakes - The Illusion Our Brain Wants Us To See
Scientists have long wanted to explain the mystery of how the Rotating Snakes illusion tricks the brain.
Visual illusions demonstrate the ways in which the brain creates a mental representation that differs from the physical
world. By studying illusions, we can learn the mechanisms by which the brain constructs our conscious experience of the world.
Can Parallel Universes Explain The Déjà Vu Phenomenon?
Have you ever had a déjà vu experience? It's the feeling, or impression that you have already witnessed or experienced a current situation.
The term déjà vu is French and means, literally, "already seen."
It is a rather common, yet little understood phenomenon. Most of us have experienced being in a new place and feeling certain that we have been there before, but we have difficulties understanding how it is possible.
Cyborgs Exploring Space - Is It Us Or Them?
It is impossible for a human being to survive beyond about a minute and a half in space without significant technological assistance.
If humans wish to colonize planets, it would require next state of human evolution.
Does this mean that we must become cyborgs or is space exploration just a dream of humanity?
Artificial Intelligence: Super-Turing Machine Imitates Human Brain
As computer scientists this year celebrate the 100th anniversary of the birth of the mathematical genius Alan Turing, who set out the basis for digital computing
in the 1930s to anticipate the electronic age, they still quest after a machine as adaptable and intelligent as the human brain.
Living Earth Simulator - Supercomputer Predicting The Future
In Douglas Adams book the Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy we encounter a machine called Deep Thought. It is the most powerful computer ever built. Deep Thought is capable of answering questions
concerning life, the Universe, and simply everything. Now scientists are planning to create a similar machine. It is called the Living Earth Simulator (LES).
Revealing How A Fictional Character Can Affect Your Real Life
It is time for some good news for all book lovers!
Anyone who enjoys reading knows that books can open doors to a number of worlds, which one never thought existed. Books can take you on the most astonishing journeys.
Now, recent research also shows that books can have a very beneficial impact on your daily life and psychological health.
Quantum Causal Relations: A Causes B Causes A
One of the most deeply rooted concepts in science and in our everyday life is causality; the idea that events in the present are caused by events
in the past and, in turn, act as causes for what happens in the future. If an event A is a cause of an effect B, then B cannot be a cause of A.