parallel universe

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parallel universe

n.
1. A universe, especially one of an infinite set of identical universes, hypothesized in some interpretations of quantum mechanics to exist along with our own universe, obeying the same physical laws, but each in a different quantum mechanical state with no possibility for the transfer of information between universes.
2. A universe hypothesized in some cosmological models to exist along with our own universe, possibly obeying different physical laws and having the potential for the transfer of information between universes.
3. A universe in a work of fiction that exists alongside another universe in the same work or series of works, with each universe often having the same characters living in different circumstances.
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The storyline hinges on interdimensional travel as Quentin Beck's (Jake Gyllenhaal) alternate Earth gets destroyed and the creatures responsible for that have now started coming to Earth.
He added that these aircrafts could have been piloted by humans who ended up on the current timeline through interdimensional travel, a topic that was widely tackled by director (https://www.ibtimes.com/christopher-nolans-next-movie-tenet-cast-plot-what-expect-2794929) Christopher Nolan 's 2014 science fiction film "Interstellar."  
Gray's Dark Nights takes interplanetary warfare, sentient AI, interdimensional travel, and other common sci-fi concepts and reworks them in an exciting new direction.
"There are explosions, some interdimensional travel going on, then you have a cup of tea and lunch and talk about normal things like electricity bills before you go back through the portal into another time and everything goes crazy again.
The fates of Joey and Acacia become linked and after much interdimensional travel and action the novel ends with a cliffhanger episode in which Joey and Acacia face the evil Lord Dogknife before becoming separated.

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