Notes

Chapter 12: The Principle of Computational Equivalence

Section 10: Intelligence in the Universe


Messages in DNA

Science fiction has sometimes suggested that an extraterrestrial source of life might have left some form of message in the DNA sequences of all terrestrial organisms, but to get evidence of this would seem to require extensive other knowledge of the source. (See also page 1190.)

From Stephen Wolfram: A New Kind of Science [citation]