What if everything we experience in the world was nothing more than an elaborate simulated reality?
The simulation hypothesis isn’t a novel idea and it’s enjoyed some mainstream appeal through movies like The Matrix and high-profile proponents like Elon Musk.
Now a physicist working at the University of Portsmouth in the UK has published research in the AIP Advances journal that he says provides support to the strange theory. “I don’t want to paraphrase Morpheus from The Matrix but he said ‘what is real?'” the Associate Professor of Physics, Dr Melvin Vopson, said. “All the senses that we have…