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Is the Universe a Universal Computer?

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Science  04 Oct 2002:
Vol. 298, Issue 5591, pp. 65-68
DOI: 10.1126/science.1075073

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A New Kind of Science. Stephen Wolfram. Wolfram Media, Champaign, IL, 2002. 1280 pp. $44.95, £40, C$69.95. ISBN 1-57955-008-8.

Wolfram argues that the best way to understand many systems in nature is to think in terms of simple programs instead of mathematical equations.