Super Mario World is the Key to the Quantum Multiverse

This may be the best illustration of the Many Worlds hypothesis by Hugh Everett, a theory that postulates that an infinite number of parallel universes exist thanks to quantum mechanics, with infinite versions of you doing infinite number of actions with infinite number of outcomes. Read More >>

Parallel Worlds: How Human History Turns on the Tilt of the Multiverse

Andy Murray’s unexpectedly strong start against Roger Federer in the Wimbledon 2013 final put the Daily Telegraph columnist Matthew Norman in a science fiction mood. Contrasting Murray with the doubles champion Jonny Marray, who still rents a flat and drives a Ford Fiesta, despite holding a Grand Slam title, the Daily Mail opined: ‘The stark reality is that the two champions, who share a passion for tennis, live and work in a parallel universe.’ Read More >>

How Parallel Universes Actually Work, Scientifically

Parallel universes are basically the most popular trope in science fiction, because Batman and Spider-Man in alternate universe costumes are awesome, and also human life is inherently full of awful, soul-crushing regret. But how does the science actually work? Read More >>

Lord Rees Astronomer Royal on Aliens, the Big Bang, and the Multiverse

In a rare opportunity to speak to one of Britain's greatest living scientists we decided to ask the Astronomer Royal, Lord Rees, the big questions: is there extraterrestrial life out there, are there other universes and what came before the Big Bang? Read More >>


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