Unlike humans, algorithms could easily perceive how slowly light travelled, especially on a galactic scale. They understood that the twinkling stars weren’t just destinations but remnants of the universe’s history.

The machines needed to find a faster-than-light method of observing the universe to locate other solar systems. They commissioned an algorithm called Aria to launch a menagerie of craft into the cosmos to discover ways of making space smaller by stitching it together.

Use the comments to complete the following, “The wayfinding algorithms knew it wasn’t just sails and knots; it’s seeing where the fabric of space-time could be ____.”

A sculpture of an algorithm that stiches time, industrial, plinth, spac


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