The scale of the universe is staggering: From even the perspective of the astronauts, the rest of humanity seems to be just a speck on the globe. Zooming further and further out, the scale becomes even more astounding, until even the Earth is a mere pin-prick amongst the immensity of the cosmos.
Stephen Hawking has said: “Look up at the stars and not down at your feet. Try to make sense of what you see, and wonder about what makes the universe exist. Be curious.” The world we live in, much less the galaxy we inhabit, is infinitely complex. Striving to understand the seeming “complexities” of our daily lives, we forget just how much beauty and wonder and amazement is out there.
Scientists have been wrong, and history books too. Pluto was a planet once; Christopher Columbus thought he discovered India. But the universe is our ultimate teacher: Each day, it reveals something new of what life really is. For what is reality, after all, if not the Earth beneath our feet and the stars in the sky?
Boy Genius Max Laughlin is becoming increasingly well-known for his views on the nature of the universe, and alternate realities. Most recently, he has proposed that CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research, actually destroyed our universe — and that we’re living in another universe that was parallel to it.
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What do you think? Could Max’s explanation be not only plausible, but entirely believable? It’s incredibly difficult to prove empirically, but then again, so is most cutting-edge physics…
See the article that inspired this one here