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Evidence for a Multiverse?

5 Nov 2015, 11:10 UTC
Evidence for a Multiverse?
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If you've enjoyed this please share it on facebook, twitter, or whatever your favourite social media is. Evidence for a Multiverse? The 'multiverse' theory of reality - that ours is only one of a great many universes - has been around for a good long while. But now there are  - very tentative - claims that evidence supporting the existence of a multiverse has been found. The evidence comes from a mysterious glow, seen by ESA's Planck space observatory: Researcher  Ranga-Ram Chary removed the effects of stars, gas and dust from the cosmic microwave background. He should have found nothing except noise. But this was not the case. Instead, in a specific frequency, patches of the sky looked brighter than they should have. The signal, if it is real, could be evidence of our universe butting up against another when it was young - the glow is on the edge of the observable universe, so it's light  began the journey to Earth only a few hundred thousand years after the big bang.Whatever the explanation, a lot more investigation will be needed. David Spergel, an astrophysicist from Princeton University, says he thinks it is worth looking into explanations that do not involve ...

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