PBS Space Time

What If The Universe Is Math?

Season 9 Episode 2 | 17m 33s  | Video has closed captioning.

Quantum phenomena have no subjective qualities and have questionable physicality. They seem to be completely describable by only numbers, and their behavior precisely defined by equations. In a sense, the quantum world is made of math. So does that mean the universe is made of math too? If you believe the Mathematical Universe Hypothesis then yes. And so are you.

Aired: 01/18/23

Rating: NR


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