The Recursive Universe

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The Recursive Universe
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Type of literature Book
Author(s) William Poundstone
ISBN 0688039758

The Recursive Universe is a popular science book that was written by William Poundstone in 1985. It deals with the nature of the universe, illuminated by parallels with the Game of Life. This book brought to a wider audience many of the results that first appeared in Lifeline. It also outlines the proof of the existence of a universal constructor in Life, which was first presented in Winning Ways for Your Mathematical Plays.

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