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Nevertheless, assuming that the universe is finite and therefore the resources of potential simulators are finite, then a volume containing a simulation will be finite and a lattice spacing must be non-zero, and therefore in principle there always remains the possibility for the simulated to discover the simulators.
from: "Constraints on the Universe as a Numerical Simulation" pdf download of 90% incomprehensible (to me) mathematics and physics available: [^]

Would a scientifically valid proof that our reality is a simulation make a difference ?

If, as the paper comments, the current simulation we experience as "reality" could be a creation of our future selves using some future open-source method, then, extrapolating from the current humongous messes found in today's open-sauce projects, might we postulate the future mess of the simulationsource code would render our proving we are in a simulation impossible.

Or, we could be in the equivalent of tv-dramas like Dynasty, The Sopranos ?
«Where is the Life we have lost in living? Where is the wisdom we have lost in knowledge? Where is the knowledge we have lost in information?» T. S. Elliot

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