I have read Max Tegmark's book "The Mathematical Universe" and he describes this thing called The Measure Problem as the biggest problems in physics. I am having difficulty understanding the problem so I will try to sum up my understanding of what he said.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

As a result of inflation, the volume of space doubles every 10^{-38}seconds.

So there should be 2^{1038}more big bangs occurring each second than in the previous second. Therefore, it is 2^{1038}more times likely that we would find ourselves in a universe that is one second younger than the current universe we live in.

So in essence, is the measure problem that we never should have existed to begin with because it is always infinitely more probable that we would originate in a universe in the future?

Can't you just get around this problem by applying the anthropic principle and saying that if our universe was different than it is then we wouldn't be here?

I just don't see how this is a physics problem.

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# The Measure Problem and the Youngness Paradox

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