Hans Moog brought this to my attention on Twitter:
@stephen_wolfram just released an extremely interesting new model about how the universe evolves from a few really simple rules. In their simulations, they see how space and time come into existence, are able to derive things like the formulas for special relativity and their model even explains why and how Quantum Mechanics works.
Stephen Wolfram (et. al.), the founder of Wolfram Research (and Wolfram Alpha) has developed an extremely simple model from which the currently know physical model can be derived: