Re: Tipler's Conjectures

Date: Sat May 05 2001 - 05:54:44 MDT

I've only been skimming this thread and haven't thought deeply about the
physics of "Tipler's Conjectures" since I read the book some years ago, but
here's a question: Yes, it seems all the empirical evidence is mounting
against a truly cosmic-scale implementation of Tipler's design for
infinite/eternal computation, but could his design be implemented on a
smaller scale? In other words, just because the cosmos in toto won't
collapse, couldn't a local region be structured for asymetrical collapse to
achieve the same result?

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