The hypothesis that the number of possible states of every finite volume of space-time is finite.

Interference  - interference patterns (interactive) (Java applet)
Interference gallery  - interference patterns (gallery)
Magnetism gallery  - magnetic field lines (gallery)
Fredkin essay  - notes on Fredkin's approach
Fredkin CA  - a 3D cellular automaton (Java applet)
Soliton essay  - about the omnidirectional gliders
Soliton  - omnidirectional gliders (Java applet)
Reversibility  - conservation of information
CPT symmetry  - charge, parity and time
Finite universe  - the extent of the universe
Eternal return  - recurrence from reversibility
Links  - related material online

The term "finite nature" was coined by Ed Fredkin.

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