Is Multiverse the ultimate sci-fi?

In summary, Multiverse is a concept in physics that allows for the existence of other universes with all sorts of different laws of nature, which means that anything and everything that can be imagined can happen. This includes concepts from science fiction, like Harry Potter.
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Multiverse is about other universes with all kinds of laws of nature. This means all science fiction ideas or scenerios can play out or exist to some extent, like Harry Potter. Hence anything fantasy or science fiction you can think of is overtaken by this Multiverse concept believed by physicists.

What else can beat it?

What movies has concepts about Multiverse (besides the One, and Sliders)?
 
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Heinlein's 'Number of the Beast' beat them all.
 
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hate the cliche of the alternate universe where everything is exactly the same except the Roman Empire never fell or the South won the Civil War or I had fish instead of chicken for dinner last night
 
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Not sure what you mean by 'Ultimate Sci-Fi' but either the multiverse exists as having spawned from another and therefore is the same or they are all with different (randomly generated) physics. Take your pick if you are writing a piece of fiction. Real physicists resort to pushing the bounds of knowledge to try and see a way forward with theory (what other way is there!). We all have a different idea about the boundary between what could be real and pure fantasy.
 
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jake jot said:
...anything fantasy or science fiction you can think of is overtaken by this Multiverse concept...
As I take it it's not anything 'ultimate' in a sense of 'anything good'. It's like God Mode in a game: you are free to do anything. While it sounds good for first, actually it means you are left hanging in a void, without any references. It's not freedom, but a kind of ultimate temptation of laziness... 😰

By my opinion if you can't cook up good technobabble to solve a problem in a sci-fi story then you should just quit, instead of bringing in such a 'god mode' as any 'multiverse'.
 
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Have anybody here seen spiderman no way home trailer. I thinks this movie have a multiverse and Doctor strange are also seen in trailer, this will definity be a diffirent timeline also . I eager waiting for the movie to be released.
 
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Multiverse has no mathematical theory.
 
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Multiverses are too messy. Marvel is just so convoluted I feel like how Rick Sanchez views the multiverse- indifferent. Hopefully they will never make a Star Wars multiverse.
 

Related to Is Multiverse the ultimate sci-fi?

1. What is the multiverse theory?

The multiverse theory is a scientific hypothesis that suggests the existence of multiple universes beyond our own. It proposes that there are infinite parallel universes, each with its own set of physical laws and characteristics.

2. How is the multiverse theory related to science fiction?

The concept of a multiverse has been explored in many works of science fiction, often as a way to imagine different versions of reality or to explain the existence of alternate dimensions. However, the multiverse theory is still a scientific concept and is being studied and debated by scientists.

3. Is the multiverse theory supported by evidence?

There is currently no direct evidence for the existence of a multiverse, but there are some theories and experiments that suggest its possibility. For example, the concept of inflation in the early universe and the observations of cosmic microwave background radiation provide some support for the multiverse theory.

4. Can the multiverse theory be proven?

As with any scientific theory, it is not possible to prove the existence of a multiverse with absolute certainty. However, scientists continue to research and gather evidence to support or refute the theory. It may be possible to gather more concrete evidence in the future with advancements in technology and further exploration of the universe.

5. What are the implications of the multiverse theory?

The multiverse theory has significant implications for our understanding of the universe and our place in it. It challenges our traditional views of reality and raises questions about the nature of existence. It also has potential implications for fields such as cosmology, physics, and philosophy.

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