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How Should Humanity Steer the Future? January 9, 2014 - August 31, 2014 Contest Partners: Jaan Tallinn, The Peter and Patricia Gruber Foundation, The John Templeton Foundation, and Scientific American read/discuss
It From Bit or Bit From It March 25 - June 28, 2013 Contest Partners: The Gruber Foundation, J. Templeton Foundation, and Scientific American read/discuss
Questioning the Foundations Which of Our Basic Physical Assumptions Are Wrong? May 24 - August 31, 2012 Contest Partners: The Peter and Patricia Gruber Foundation, SubMeta, and Scientific American read/discuss
Is Reality Digital or Analog? November 2010 - February 2011 Contest Partners: The Peter and Patricia Gruber Foundation and Scientific American read/discuss
What's Ultimately Possible in Physics? May - October 2009 Contest Partners: Astrid and Bruce McWilliams read/discuss
FQXi FORUM: What's Ultimately Possible in Physics? Essay Contest
September 2, 2014
Here you can read and discuss entries in FQXi's 2009 essay contest. Please remember that the intention of this contest and forum is to provide a meaningful, open, and respectful discussion of the ideas brought forth. Commentary that is unconstructive, insulting, or excessively distracting from the core essay contest goals will be removed. As always, the opinions expressed in the essays and the forums do not necessarily reflect those held by FQXi. That said, feel free to join the discussion!
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