The mathematical Universe

Max Tegmark

Max Tegmark

Mathematics does incredibly well at describing the world we live in. Could that be because the Universe itself is a mathematical structure? It's a suggestion that has been put forward by the cosmologist Max Tegmark. We talked to him at the annual meeting of the AAAS in Boston this month to find out more.

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Very interesting!

A great interview - thanks!

I've recently written about Max Tegemark's views about the universe being a mathematical structure for the website:

http://ibmathsresources.com/mathsinventedordiscoveredtok/

and will be linking to this podcast for further information. Keep up the good work :)

Interview

This was both fascinating and thought-provoking, thank you for sharing it.