Jan 20, 2024

Lee Smolin — How are Multiple Universes Generated?

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Cosmologists believe that multiple universes really exist; they call the whole vast collection, which might even be infinite in number, the ‘multiverse’. But how are all these universes generated? There are several ways, each radically different from the others, each incredibly fascinating, each capable of generating infinite universes.

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Lee Smolin is an American theoretical physicist, a researcher at the Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics, and an adjunct professor of physics at the University of Waterloo. He is best known for his work in loop quantum gravity.

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