To answer the first question, according to many physicists, astronomers, and especially cosmologists the multiverse theory is a definite possibility. While there may not be a consensus on the issue, a reasonable number agree that our universe is, “But one of many pocket universes within a wider expanse called the multiverse” (Jenkins and Perez, 42). This infinite number of diverse universes originated in the primordial vacuum of space as a “tiny patch of spacetime…as small as a billionth the size of a proton” (Jenkins and Perez, 48), and underwent a period of rapid inflation. From such growth, all happening at different rates due to variations in constants and physical properties, pockets formed, ...
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...t is that human reasoning abilities have allowed mankind to develop a virtual telescope far beyond the reach of our newest space viewing technologies. With this theory, humans come closer to realizing our place within the multiverse and the uniqueness of our own universe. The conflicting ideas, though difficult to prove one way or another, provide an impetus that will stimulate further research into this field, opening new doors and potentially useful technologies that could further humans’ understanding of everything on which our knowledge rests.
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