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The theory of parallel universes is not just maths – it is science that can be tested

The existence of parallel universes may seem like something cooked up by science fiction writers, with little relevance to modern theoretical physics. But the idea that we live in a “multiverse” made up of an infinite number of parallel universes has long been considered a scientific possibility – although it is still a matter of vigorous debate among physicists. The race is now on to find a way to test the theory, including searching the sky for signs of collisions with other universes.

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You Can't Travel Back in Time, Scientists Say

Dashing the hopes of anyone who wants to be their own grandpa, some theorists now say this darling of science fiction just isn't possible.

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You Can’t Travel Back in Time, Scientists Say

Dashing the hopes of anyone who wants to be their own grandpa, some theorists now say this darling of science fiction just isn't possible.