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Could ‘Star Trek: Discovery’ Be Right About Parallel Universes? Vaulting Ambition (S1E12) Recap

29 Jan 2018, 15:01 UTC
Could ‘Star Trek: Discovery’ Be Right About Parallel Universes? Vaulting Ambition (S1E12) Recap
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Instead of a United Federation of Planets, a single quantum decision gone differently led to the creation of the Terran Empire, a brutal and oppressive regime led by Emperor Georgiou. Image credit: Ben Mark Holzberg / CBS.What it would take to make a ‘mirror Universe’ a reality.The idea of parallel Universes has been around for over 60 years now, giving a theoretically physical existence to all the possible outcomes of our reality, including the ones that didn’t occur. In our current reality, once a quantum decision is made, or an observation constrains the possible remaining outcomes, these other Universes must split off irrevocably from the one we inhabit. In Star Trek: Discovery, however, there remains a connection between the Universe where the original crew is from, and the mirror Universe, which split off from the original timeline some 200 years ago. As we learn more about the two different Universes, we find commonalities: people, relationships, even wars and betrayals. After an incredible plot twist, we finally discover why, but the question of how to make this possible lingers.Despite knowing just how untrustworthy she is, Burnham has no choice but to tie her fate to that of Empress Georgiou. Image credit: ...

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