The Last Theory
The Last Theory
The Last Theory
    Episode #053    
17 December 2023
Are electrons too big to simulate?
Jonathan Gorard

How big are electrons compared to the hypergraph?

Is one electron formed of 10 nodes, or 10100 nodes?

And if it’s 10100 nodes, might it prove impossible to simulate an electron on any computer we can possibly imagine?

When I asked Jonathan Gorard this question, he took us on a tour of the scales of the universe, from the Planck scale to the Hubble scale.

He revealed how the Wolfram Physics Project’s early estimate of the scale of the hypergraph was based on a tower of rickety assumptions.

And he explained how the Wolfram model might connect with particle physics regardless of the disparities of scale.

Jonathan Gorard

Concepts mentioned by Jonathan

The Last Theory is hosted by Mark Jeffery, founder of Open Web Mind

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