Our Mathematical Universe: My Quest for the Ultimate Nature of RealityMax Tegmark leads us on an astonishing journey through past, present and future, and through the physics, astronomy and mathematics that are the foundation of his work, most particularly his hypothesis that our physical reality is a mathematical structure and his theory of the ultimate multiverse. In a dazzling combination of both popular and groundbreaking science, he not only helps us grasp his often mindboggling theories, but he also shares with us some of the often surprising triumphs and disappointments that have shaped his life as a scientist. Fascinating from first to last—this is a book that has already prompted the attention and admiration of some of the most prominent scientists and mathematicians. 
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User Review  ajlewis2  LibraryThingThis was a difficult read. I did not feel I understood most of it, but I did glimpse the idea that time is a construct of our mind and not a reality that we pass through. Thinking about that seems to ... Read full review
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User Review  antao  LibraryThingForget about Tegmark’s 4 levels. The stages of truth I can remember are: • Old Greeks saying "We only see a faint reflection of reality", i.e. we have observation, and that's flawed. • Old Chinese ... Read full review
Contents
Our Universe by Numbers  
Our Cosmic Origins  
Welcome to the Multiverse  
Cosmic Legos  
Internal Reality External Reality and Consensus Reality  
Physical Reality and Mathematical Reality  
Is Time an Illusion?  
The Level IV Multiverse  
Life Our Universe and Everything  
Acknowledgments  
A Note About the Author  
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Our Mathematical Universe: My Quest for the Ultimate Nature of Reality Max Tegmark Limited preview  2014 
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