This may be a fairly basic question as I don't have a strong background in physics. I intuitively thought that the universe must be able to be described by a Markov chain. That is, I thought you could feed the current state of the universe into a process and it would spit out the next state conditional on the laws of the universe. However, I have found no mention of the universe as a Markov chain outside of speculations on message boards.
Can the universe be described as a Markov chain or is there some reason to suggest that the next state in the universe is dependent on more than just the current state and constant universal laws?