What Is the Multiverse? Is It Just Science Fiction, or Does It Really Exist?

Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness. Credit: Marvel Studios Whether you need a new villain or an old Spider-Man, your sci-fi movie will sound more scientifically credible if you use the word multiverse. The Marvel multiverse puts multiple different versions of our universe “out there,” somewhere. In these films, with the right blend of … Read more

The multiverse is huge in pop culture right now – but what is it, and does it really exist?

This article was originally published at The Conversation. The publication contributed the article to Space.com’s Expert Voices: Op-Ed & Insights. Whether you need a new villain or an old Spider-Man, your sci-fi movie will sound more scientifically respectable if you use the word multiverse. The Marvel multiverse puts different versions of our universe “out there”, … Read more

‘Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness’ is a madcap rush (review)

The Master of the Mystic Arts returned to the silver screen this weekend as Marvel’s “Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness” debuted with a stellar $ 450 million opening worldwide, pleasing Marvel Studios and Disney while becoming the biggest release of 2022 so far. Warning: Potential spoilers ahead But the multiverse may have overstayed … Read more

Everything we know about Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness

Once you know everything we know about Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, you’ll understand why we think that it will turn out to be one of the most significant releases in Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) history. It will send old characters down paths of no return, bring new characters into the canon, and … Read more

Why is the multiverse so popular in sci-fi at the moment?

“The Multiverse is a concept about which we know frighteningly little”, warns Doctor Strange in Spider-Man: No Way Home, but it is a concept that has become rather familiar on screen. The Sorcerer Supreme’s next adventure will see him navigating the wonders and dangers of the Marvel multiverse, but he isn’t the only one exploring … Read more

Cosmic chaos reigns in new trailer for ‘Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness’

These are strange times indeed! During the Super Bowl this past week, fans were zapped with a mind-warping new trailer for Marvel Studios’ upcoming “Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness” (May 6) and the far-out preview perfectly captures the Sorcerer Supreme’s trippy dimensional- hopping insanity. Stepping in for “Doctor Strange” helmer Scott Derrickson, who … Read more

Is the “Fine-Tuned Universe” an Illusion? Challenging Popular Arguments for a Multiverse

New FQXi report re-assesses claims that the cosmos is precisely tuned to foster life, challenging popular arguments for a multiverse. For decades physicists have been perplexed about why our cosmos appears to have been precisely tuned to foster intelligent life. It is widely thought that if the values ​​of certain physical parameters, such as the … Read more

Mind-Bending New Multiverse Scenario Could Explain a Strange Higgs Boson Feature

When researchers at the Large Hadron Collider discovered the elusive Higgs particle in 2012, it was a landmark for particle physics. It solved a very thorny problem, validating and allowing the Standard Model of particle physics to hold. But, as is often the case with new discoveries, while some questions were neatly answered, others arose. … Read more