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Month: May 2014

Multiverse, multiverse, where art thou?

Multiverse, multiverse, where art thou?

As I understand it, the multiverse concept arises as a consequence of the standard inflationary scenario which involves one or more scalar fields “rolling down” the side of a potential hill, causing an exponential increase in the “size” of the Universe soon after the Big Bang. Now the form of the potential itself varies from place to place. Though what “place to place” means, when you are talking about the time when the geometric exoskeleton of the Universe is still…

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