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mul·ti·verse

 (mŭl′tə-vûrs′)
n.
1. The collection of parallel universes that comprise all of reality in some quantum mechanical and cosmological theories.
2. A similar collection of parallel universes in a work of fiction or a series of related works of fiction.

multiverse

(ˈmʌltɪˌvɜːs)
n
(Astronomy) astronomy the aggregate of all existing matter, of which the universe is but a tiny fragment
Translations
Multiversum
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Science fiction writers Ray Bradbury and Alan Moore, on the other hand, entertained all the possibilities that could happen in the great, wide universe (or multiverses, if you preach Schrodinger), from a superhero building a glass castle on Mars to the invasion of Martians by humans in search of a new planet to call home.
Multiverses are constantly evolving and changing to provide players with new opportunities to grow their characters, earn new gear and conquer bigger challenges.
Theories support hints of gamma-radiation being left over from the big bang, traveling between these multiverses, and no technology predicted, could ever reach or see such a MASSIVE scale.
Cosmologist Luke Barnes even questions in his article "The Fine-tuning of the Universe for Intelligent Life" whether multiverses can even be deemed "science":
The discovery drags to the forefront of science an even more radical prediction that inflation makes: that there exists a hierarchy of at least two kinds of infinite multiverses, thereby posing deep paradoxes of physical infinities.
He points out that, in most models, if you have inflation, you also get multiverses.
In the midst of a war, Everett must tread extra carefully, because if the Jiju get their hands on the Infundibulum, it would mean apocalypse for all the million billions of alter-Earths and multiverses.
Join him in a world of Schrodinger cats, multiverses and evolutionary conundrums as he orienteers through the craggy landscape of evolution while plumbing the depths of his own murky consciousness .
Appendix A contains an overview of multiverse concepts, such as space-time, many-worlds, and faith-based multiverses.
Some physicists feel uncomfortable about the theory that a particle has no single history, a theory that is crucial to the concept of multiverses as presently formulated.
The ultimate goal is for all the books combined to be a "grand project on the future of intelligent life, both here on earth and there in deep space unto multiverses.
He argues that space and time can be understood from multiple perspectives in relation to culture, society, nature, and the mind; that each perspective exists in each of these realms for good reasons; and that space and time will eventually be superseded by post-humans both in this universe and in multiverses.