• How can computing help us understand The Multiverse?
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    How can computing help us understand The Multiverse?

    In the computer code I’m playing God as it were I am able to create different universes that start off from different initial conditions So this would be equivalent to different physical universes where say speed of light is different or force of gravity is weaker or stronger In our universe we have life, you know we have a lot of beauty and intricate behaviour and emergent forms Is this unusual? The surprising feature of contemporary cosmology and theoretical physics is that our theories seem to predict the existence of the multiverse So let’s take the very simplest idea of a multiverse which is that all configurations all permutations of…