One can’t help wondering what the notion of many additional dimensions is supposed to do. … By now, you probably get the picture. The side door to “Anything we want to believe is true.”
Some physicists think that information might escape a black hole via an escape route that involves a higher dimension.
The authors hope that their work will “pave the way for methods of testing string theory.” That could come in handy, you never know.
Not if you go by results from the gravitational waves collision. While last year’s discovery of gravitational waves from colliding neutron stars was earth-shaking, it won’t add extra dimensions to our understanding of the universe—not literal ones, at least. University of Chicago astronomers found no evidence for extra spatial dimensions to the universe based on Read More…