Order out of Chaos: How to Create a Universe

The Creation of the World, 1864. Found in the collection of State Russian Museum, St. Petersburg. Fine Art Images/Heritage Images/Getty Images

Numerous mythologies speak to the birth of our universe out of darkness and chaos, but can humans follow in the footsteps of the gods? Can we create a universe in the lab? In this episode of the Stuff to Blow Your Mind podcast, Robert and Joe explore the primordial darkness of multiple cosmologies as well as the theoretical depths of human-created universes and simulated realities.

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Topics in this Podcast: Cosmology, space, myth