Or pseudoscience? The no-nonsense theoretical physicist reveals a gift for comedy as she tries to explain theories that place no constraints on what can happen:
Don’t miss her take on Many Worlds and the String Theory Landscape, especially if you wish to experience “elephants in the room which you coincidentally can’t see” — oh, and getting married to Elon Musk (but maybe only in that universe). On a serious note, she later addresses specific claims from physicists who defend the idea.News, “Sabine Hossenfelder asks, is the multiverse science or religion?” at Mind Matters News (September 11, 2022)
Takehome: Introducing her new book, Existential Physics, Hossenfelder makes a strong case that the multiverse is not right or wrong; it’s fun but not really science.
Here are some other articles you may enjoy about the multiverse concept:
In an infinity of universes, is another you reading this article?
In an infinity of universes, countless ones are run by cats
Multiverse cosmology is not a good argument against God
Here is a way we can be sure if we are living in a multiverse. (Eric Holloway)
We don’t live in a multiverse because the concept makes nosense (Michael Egnor)
Is Big Bang Theory’s Sheldon right re the multiverse? (Robert J. Marks)