Saturday, September 5, 2015

WHAT ARE MULTIVERSES AND DO THEY EXIST?


A research related writing task for science buffs
Quantum theory and string theory suggest that there is not one but many universes. The theory of multiverses has some staunch supporters and some critics. Do your research to try and understand the theory and then write an essay explaining what it is and where you stand in relation to it. Have fun.
Thanks are due to Essie, http://essiespeaks.blogspot.com for this interesting activity
Documentaries to watch and think about:
·         BBC documentary: parallel universes, alternative timelines & multiverse” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b89T2kOsd2Q
·         “Multiverse: one universe or many?” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aUW7patpm9s
Reading material to make notes on or annotate:
·         “The theory of multiple universes – for dummies” http://www.dummies.com/how-to/content/the-theory-of-parallel-universes.html
·         “What is the multiverse and why do we think it exists?” https://medium.com/starts-with-a-bang/what-is-the-multiverse-and-why-do-we-think-it-exists-728bc534496e
·         “Five reasons why we live in a multiverse” http://www.space.com/18811-multiple-universes-5-theories.html
·         “How would humans know if they lived in a multiverse?” http://www.livescience.com/46040-do-we-live-in-a-multiverse.html
Videos to watch and make notes on:

·         “Fascinating short film about multiverses” http://www.theatlantic.com/video/index/378620/a-fascinating-short-film-about-the-multiverse/

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