Stephen Wolfram’s hypergraph project aims for a fundamental theory of physics

Simple rules generating complicated networks may be how to build the universe

computer visualization of a hypergraph

A computer visualization depicts a “hypergraph” consisting of relationships between points constructed by repeatedly applying a simple rule for expanding, or “updating,” the network. Stephen Wolfram believes a massively complex hypergraph could represent all of physical space and its contents, a clue to finding the fundamental theory of physics.

Courtesy of Wolfram Research

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