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Ana

You mean, somewhere out there I'm a different me than I am here?

Sean H

The Breitbart article is overstating things quite a bit. The study doesn't actually claim to show they exist so the headline's just flat-out false. What they've found is that some key equations of quantum mechanics pop up when they're working with the math of parallel universes. Since we know quantum mechanics describes things in the real world it suggests that maybe the many worlds math is related and also describes something real. Then again it could turn out to be nothing.

A lot of the math theoretical physicists are working with now is so complex that we won't be able to go much farther until they finally get quantum computers working so it's a really fuzzy field. I saw something quite a while back saying we're kind of at a standstill on string theory and such. It said some of the equations involved are so god-awful that all our current computers together would take ridiculous multiples of the age of the universe to solve them. That's why you see so many "suggests" and "may explains" in physics stories.

Jake

Sean..

Every party has a pooper that's why we invited you..

PARTY POOPER!

I know someplace out there in some parallel universe I'm rich.. good lookin & bringin sexy back!

Ana

yeah. I'm with Jake. In my parallel universe I never say stupid shit, I'm really patient, and chocolate is a diet food.

CraigC

In my parallel universe I'm Neil Peart.

Jake

Funny, I was just reading Peart's Traveling Music: Playing Back The Soundtrack To My life And Times and on page 289 he says "..yannow, I'm pretty much convinced that in some quantum mechanical parallel universe I'm CraigC... Either him or the Orangutan librarian at the Unseen University... Ook... One or the other.."

Talk about synchonicity...

CraigC

I'm just getting ready to watch his DVD "Anatomy of a Drum Solo." Probably a bit of heavy going for anyone but a drummer, lol.

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