HotAir says it’s awesome computers self-discovering the laws of physics. Since I can’t remember the laws of physics let alone discover them, I take comfort in knowing the computer had to be built and programmed, fed some goals and parameters by a human thingie. It’s definitely intriguing, though. Yea, Computer!
However, I was relieved to read:
“In the end, we still need a scientist to look at this and say, this is interesting,” said Lipson.
Humans are, in other words, still important.