Computer stuff

How can you prove you’re not in a computer simulation?

I’ve enjoyed read this article in Cosmos Magazine, that has concluded that we cannot live in computer simulation of the kind indicated in the outstanding 1999 movie The Matrix. https://cosmosmagazine.com/physics/physicists-find-we-re-not-living-in-a-computer-simulation The article reports that two scientists set out to see whether whether it was possible to use a technique known as Quantum Monte Carlo to study …

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Weather

Sea Shockwave at Peacehaven!

Every so often, on a stormy night when the sea is at high tide at Peacehaven, our clifftop home is on the receiving end of a shockwave! The waves hit the bottom of the cliffs when there is a lot of energy in the water at high tide, usually from southerly winds driving the waves …

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