November 26, 2012
Universe, Human Brain & Internet Have Similar Structures
Can you tell which image above is of a brain cell and which is of the cosmos? Probably not, though one is only micrometers wide, and the other is billions of light-years across.
The structure of the universe and the laws that govern its growth may be more similar than previously thought to the structure and growth of the human brain and other complex networks, such as the Internet or a social network of trust relationships between people, according to a new study.