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Information Could Be the 5th State of Matter, Proving We Live in a Simulation

Information Could Be the 5th State of Matter, Proving We Live in a Simulation

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Key Findings

  • Information could become the fifth state of matter alongside gas, plasma, liquid, and solid states.
  • A scientist has proposed an experiment involving particle annihilation that could establish that information truly ha...

Information Being A Form Of Matter: The backstory

Scientists want to use an experiment to confirm that elementary particles have measurable mass. It would involve a matter-

A New Concept of Matter

Scientists believe that the observable matter in the universe has specific information content.

For example, typical atoms—containing protons, electrons, and neutrons—hold not only the combined masses of these subatomic particles, but also the minuscule masses of the information they requi...

Information Generated Every Day

The amount of information we have today is staggering.

Each day on Earth, we generate 500 million tweets, 294 billion emails, 4 million gigabytes of Facebook data, 65 billion WhatsApp messages, and 720,000 hours of new content added daily on YouTube.

The total amount...

Beyond Our Earthly Problems: The Universe May Be A Simulation After All

Proving that information has mass can explain mysteries like dark matter. That’s because the physical properties of the bits of information mimic what dark matter appears to be—small bits of mass particles without charge or spin.

Confirming that information is the fifth state of matter touc...

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