Topics Discussed: Key moments in history of physics, Philosophy of science, Science and computational reducibility, Predicting the pandemic, Sunburn moment with Wolfram Alpha, Computational irreducibility, Theory of everything, General relativity, Quantum mechanics, Unifying the laws of physics, Wolfram Physics Project, Emergence of time, Causal invariance, Deriving physics from simple rules on hypergraphs, Einstein equations, Simulating the physics of the universe, Hardware specs of the simulation, Quantum mechanics in Wolfram physics model, Double-slit experiment, Quantum computers, Getting started with Wolfram physics project, The rules that created our universe, Alien intelligences, Meta-mathematics, Why is math hard?, Sabine Hossenfelder and how beauty leads physics astray, Eric Weinstein and Geometric Unity, Travel faster than speed of light, Why does the universe exist at all.
Stephen Wolfram is a British-American computer scientist, physicist, and businessman. He is known for his work in computer science, mathematics, and theoretical physics. In 2012, he was named a fellow of the American Mathematical Society. He is currently an adjunct professor at the University of Illinois Department of Computer Science.