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Our Universe May Have Emerged from a Black Hole in a Higher Dimensional Universe

August 8, 2014

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Our Universe May Have Emerged from a Black Hole in a Higher Dimensional Universe

New research from theoretical physicists at the Perimeter Institute proposes that our universe may have emerged from a black hole in a higher-dimensional universe. The big bang poses a big question: if it was indeed the cataclysm that blasted our universe into existence 13.7 billion years ago, what sparked it? Three Perimeter Institute researchers have […]

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Is the Universe a Bubble? – Physicists Work on the Multiverse Hypothesis

July 21, 2014

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Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics Examines the Multiverse Hypothesis

In several new studies and a short video, researchers from the Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics detail their work on the multiverse hypothesis. Perimeter Associate Faculty member Matthew Johnson and his colleagues are working to bring the multiverse hypothesis, which to some sounds like a fanciful tale, firmly into the realm of testable science. Never […]

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Theoretical Physicists Reveal the Turbulent Nature of Black Holes

June 6, 2014

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New Research Reveals the Turbulent Behavior of Black Holes

A new study from the Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics reveals the turbulent nature of black holes, showing that gravitational fields around black holes might eddy and swirl. Fasten your seatbelts – gravity is about to get bumpy. Of course, if you’re flying in the vicinity of a black hole, a bit of extra bumpiness […]

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