Wanted: a physically possible theory of physics

  title={Wanted: a physically possible theory of physics},
  author={Rolf Landauer},
  journal={IEEE Spectrum},
The ability to predict the nature of physics in great detail depends upon the ultimate capabilities of information processing systems. Computing must be carried out in real systems, subject to physical laws. Thus an intertwining between the ultimate versions of the laws of physics and the computer is created. In order to satisfy this ``want ad'' for a unified theory, two conditions must be met: The type of information processing required in the study of physics must be recognized; and the… CONTINUE READING