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The many-worlds hypothesis is probably true

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Derek Muller explains why in this episode of Veritasium. My thought: Given that the sum total energy of all the many worlds (that is, the total energy of the multiverse) is conserved, and so the energy contained in any one of the worlds is somewhat less, I wondered whether the loss of energy in any world line corresponds to the energy lost through entropy.

Here’s the episode:

 

Written by LeisureGuy

9 March 2020 at 2:29 pm

Posted in Science, Video

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  1. Many-worlds, parallel universes, multiverse, etc appear in physics theories this days with different meanings. For a take on the Many Worlds Interpretation of Quantum Mechanics that has been in the science news lately I recommend reading

    https://www.forbes.com/sites/chadorzel/2019/09/17/many-worlds-but-too-much-metaphor/#d4b3fa0625d6

    Also worth pointing out is Sabine Hossenfelder’s blog http://backreaction.blogspot.com/ for those interested in physics. She is a physicist and science writer.

    David

    10 March 2020 at 3:33 am


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