Time to put your thinking caps on and attack a larger issue. Actually, it’s about as large of an issue as you can imagine: the universe. What is it? On the surface, it’s an easy question to answer. The universe is everything, right?
Not so fast. What about the future? Is that part of the universe? Ideas such as mathematics – do they qualify as parts of the universe or do they only exist in our minds? If they exist in our minds, does that still qualify as existing somewhere and therefore these ideas are part of the universe.
The folks over at Minute Physics take us on a very brief exploration of what the universe is and what it actually might really be.