Richard J. Terrile

Richard John Terrile (born March 22, 1951 in New York) is a Voyager scientist who discovered several moons[1] of Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune. He works for NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory.

Terrile is a supporter of the simulation hypothesis, the idea that our reality is a computer-generated virtual reality created by unknown programmers.[2][3]


  1. ^ Blunck, Jürgen (2009-07-01). Solar System Moons: Discovery and Mythology. Springer. pp. 59, 94. ISBN 978-3-540-68852-5. Retrieved 27 May 2011.
  2. ^ Ben Makuch (11 September 2012). "Whoa, Dude, Are We Inside a Computer Right Now?".
  3. ^ Richard Terrile (2015). "Richard Terrile – The Universe as a Simulation". Ideacity.