If you take the position of everything at in a 1/infinity fraction of "time" you get a map of the universe in a 3 dimensional matrix. Then once you quantify every possible future of every 1/infinity fraction of "space" you can predict the future with math.
Conversely, Time is relative? Time...
I recommend the Foundation series by Asimov, it's awesome futuristic and intricate science fiction. For more dystopian fiction like 1984, check out "We" by Zamyatin.
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