A Project to Find
Theory of Physics
The Wolfram Physics Project is a bold effort to find the fundamental theory of physics. It combines new ideas with the latest research in physics, mathematics and computation in the push to achieve this ultimate goal of science. Written with Stephen Wolfram's characteristic expository flair, this book provides a unique opportunity to learn about a historic initiative in science right as it is happening. A Project to Find the Fundamental Theory of Physics includes an accessible introduction to the project as well as core technical exposition and rich, never-before-seen visualizations.
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- Finally We May Have a Path to the Fundamental Theory of Physics... and It’s Beautiful
- A Class of Models with the Potential to Represent Fundamental Physics
- How We Got Here: The Backstory of the Wolfram Physics Project
- A New Kind of Science: a 15-Year View (2017)
- What Is Spacetime, Really? (2015)
- Chapter 9: Fundamental Physics, from A New Kind of Science (2002)
- Historical & Technical Notes
Introduction · Basic Form of Models · Typical Behaviors · Limiting Behavior and Emergent Geometry · The Updating Process for String Substitution Systems · The Updating Process in Our Models · Equivalence and Computation in Our Models · Potential Relation to Physics · Notes & Further References
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Get inside the head of one of our era's most creative and influential minds as he explores everything from communicating with extraterrestrial life to finding the fundamental underpinnings of reality. Adventures of a Computational Explorer is a deep and delightful intellectual odyssey.
Stephen Wolfram is a genius. But that's not the most uncommon of his attributes. He is fiercely and fully independent, in every possible sense of the word. Wolfram does everything, literally everything, on his own terms.
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About the Author
Stephen Wolfram is a distinguished scientist and best-selling author, and the creator of some of the world's most respected software systems, including Mathematica, Wolfram|Alpha and the Wolfram Language. For more than 30 years he has been the CEO of the global technology company Wolfram Research.
Other books by Stephen Wolfram
Title: A Project to Find
Theory of Physics
- Author: Stephen Wolfram
- Hardback: 778 pages
- Publisher: Wolfram Media, Inc.
- Publication Date: June 2020
- ISBN-13: 978-1-57955-035-6 (hardback)
- ISBN-13: 978-1-57955-031-8 (ebook)