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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Homeland Security investigator becomes ensnared in a thicket of terrorist puzzles and codes unraveling his troubled past, his counterpart in a parallel Earth without Christianity experiences strange visions of our world after meeting a charismatic preacher with a new message of peace and forgiveness.
With a surprisingly good plot, and some of the best voice acting I've heard this year, you'll get to battle superheroes from a parallel Earth. And if you're worried about the kids blasting through the game, then there's extra levels you can download to give more playing time - although, that will cost you extra.
All four of these parallel earth visitors have the same father, The Blind Alien, who is the only man to travel across the multi-verse and live on all three earths.
Earth-X is a parallel Earth where Nazi Germany - not the Allied Forces - won the World War II.
Lirael is the perfect sleeper-soldier, trained to kill--and replace--a duplicate version of herself on a parallel Earth. The two Earths are almost identical in every way but two versions of the same thing cannot exist, and Lirael's Earth is slowly disappearing.
(This is what it feels like to be a ghost.) We have been building ways of watching and being in the world that are very different from our own; we are only beginning to explore this parallel Earth that coincides everywhere with ours.
Phoenix, AZ, November 17, 2012 --(PR.com)-- The latest issue of Amazing Arizona Comics explores the consequences of Arizona's potential secession from the United States -- on a parallel earth, where the secession petition succeeds.
Another Earth 12A A sci-fifilm about a parallel Earth that offers a new life.
The first novel, The Golden Compass (originally published in the United Kingdom as The Northern Lights) opens on a parallel Earth where humans and their daemons--the physical manifestations of their souls--live under the suffocating control of the Church and its security apparatus, the Magisterium.
hth Tw JUSTICE LEAGUE: CRISIS OF TWO EARTHS (PG, pounds 15.99) Classic characters like Batman, Superman and Superwoman team up with the good version of Lex Luthor, who has arrived from a parallel Earth to help battle their evil counterparts.
The Tardis is trapped on a parallel Earth, where British society is being prepared for the Ultimate Upgrade which involves the rebirth of the Doctor's old enemies.
FORTUNATELY, THERE WERE INJURIES AMONG THE CREW MEMBERS, WHO WERE IMMEDIATELY TURNED OVER TO THE PARALLEL EARTH CHINESE AUTHORITIES!

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