Our Mathematical Universe: My Quest for the Ultimate Nature of Reality
Max 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 mind-boggling 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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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - ajlewis2 - LibraryThing
This 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
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - antao - LibraryThing
Forget 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
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
A Note About the Author
The Level III Multiverse