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May 14, 2012
From: Reddit AMA
You mentioned existence of a model for galaxy formation being in the NKS domain. What other cosmological applications are you aware of in this vein, either published or being pursued?
I worked on cosmology and its relations to particle physics back in the late 1970s, long before that was fashionable… With my friend Rocky Kolb, I even mentioned inflation in a footnote to a paper before it had officially been invented, saying that I thought it was implausible…
There are some really interesting cosmological implications of the kinds of network-based models of physics that I discuss in the NKS book. For example, one gets around needing inflation to explain homogeneity, in effect because the universe starts much higher dimensional than it ends up.
See e.g. https://www.wolframscience.com/nks/notes-9-15–cosmology/