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Jan 19, 2022

How To Build The Universe in a Computer

Posted by in categories: computing, physics, space, transhumanism

This series is absolutely fantastic. Especially for Transhumanist non-astrophysicists like me!


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We routinely simulate the universe on all of its scales, from planets to large fractions of the cosmos. Today we’re going to see how it’s possible to build a universe in a computer — and see whether there’s a limit to what we can simulate.

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Hosted by Matt O’Dowd.
Written by Matt O’Dowd.
Post Production by Leonardo Scholzer, Yago Ballarini, Pedro Osinski, Adriano Leal & Stephanie Faria.
GFX Visualizations: Ajay Manuel.
Directed by Andrew Kornhaber.
Assistant Producer: Setare Gholipour.
Executive Producers: Eric Brown & Andrew Kornhaber.
Executives in Charge (PBS): Adam Dylewski, Maribel Lopez.
Director of Programming (PBS): Gabrielle Ewing.

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