The Universe Next Door

The Universe Next Door

A Journey Through 55 Alternative Realities, Parallel Worlds and Possible Futures

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What if dinosaurs still ruled the Earth, the Russians got to the moon first, everyone became vegetarian or time itself flowed backwards? And that's just for starters ... What if the laws of physics were different? What if our machines become smarter than us? Or, if every human vanished tomorrow? The answers to these questions aren't just fun to consider, but reveal deep truths about our own existence. Join New Scientist on a thrilling journey through dozens of incredible but perfectly possible alternative realities - and rediscover your place in the universe.
Publisher: London : New Scientist, [2017]
Copyright Date: ©2017
ISBN: 9781473658677
1473658675
Branch Call Number: 539 U58s
Characteristics: 262 pages ; 20 cm
Additional Contributors: Swain, Frank

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Mar 13, 2018

New Scientist thought though 55 alternative reality multiuniverse scenarios. Some in rule change (time run backward in universe), some in past (eg. industrial revolution using electrical motors), near future (could replicators end material scarcity) to far future (could Earth outlive the Milky way).

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