THE POETRY OF PARALLEL UNIVERSES
A DECK OF CARDS
Think of the Universe like a deck of cards. "Now, if you shuffle that deck, there's just so many orderings that can happen. If you shuffle that deck enough times, the orders will have to repeat. Similarly, with an infinite universe and only a finite number of complexions of matter, the way in which matter arranges itself has to repeat." Brian Greene, author of The Elegant Universe & The Fabric of the Cosmos, tackles the existence of multiple universes in his latest book, The Hidden Reality: Parallel Universes and the Deep Laws of the Cosmos. Read or listen to the whole Story at NPR:
SUPER STRING THEORYThe idea that minuscule strands of energy vibrating in 11 dimensions
create every particle and force in the universe.
THE ELEVENTH DIMENSION
With talk of world of lightning bolts, electricity, unstable atoms and more, this video from BBC show 'Parallel Universe' is full of mind-bending theories to set your imagination racing.
"Who knows, my God, but that the universe is not one vast sea of compassion actually, the veritable holy honey, beneath all this show of personality and cruelty?"