Is Our Universe a Computer Simulation? Science Can Test It
In 2003 Swedish philosopher Nick Bostrom raised the question: Are you living in a computer simulation? Now scientists say they can test whether that’s the case or not.
Bostrom posited a compelling argument that at least one of the three following propositions is true:
The human species is very likely to go extinct before reaching a 'posthuman' stage;
Any posthuman civilization is extremely unlikely to run a significant number of simulations of their evolutionary history (or variations there...