The fabric of the cosmos - Universe or Multiverse

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"The Fabric Of The Cosmos," a four-hour series based on the book by renowned physicist and author Brian Greene, takes us to the frontiers of physics to see how scientists are piecing together the most complete picture yet of space, time, and the universe. With each step, audiences will discover that just beneath the surface of our everyday experience lies a world we'd hardly recognize—a startling world far stranger and more wondrous than anyone expected.

Interweaving provocative theories, experiments, and stories with crystal-clear explanations and imaginative metaphors like those that defined the groundbreaking and highly acclaimed series "The Elegant Universe," "The Fabric of the Cosmos" aims to be the most compelling, visual, and comprehensive picture of modern physics ever seen on television. "Universe Or Multiverse?" - Hard as it is to swallow, cutting-edge theories are suggesting that our universe may not be the only universe. Instead, it may be just one of an infinite number of worlds that make up the multiverse. In this show, Brian Greene takes us on a tour of this brave new theory at the frontier of physics, explaining why scientists believe it's true and showing what some of these alternate realities might be like.
Some universes may be almost indistinguishable from our own; others may contain variations of all of us, where we exist but with different families, careers, and life stories. In still others, reality may be so radically different from ours as to be unrecognizable.

Brian Greene reveals why this radical new picture of the cosmos is getting serious attention from scientists. It won't be easy to prove, but if it's right, our understanding of space, time, and our place in the universe will never be the same.
 

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Welcome to PF benlahbib!

Your post looks to be the text of a promo for the video series. Did you have a question?

I'll mention that although Briane Greene may be renowned, the presentations like this of his are termed as "pop-sci" here at PF. The topics are great to instill curiousity and and interest to learn more and explore. The information Brian presents may often be chosen with more emphasis on audience appeal than accuracy. PF is a GREAT place to bring your questions. Just be careful not to assert anything on the forums as fact because you watched Brian Greene say so... ;)
 
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Brian Greene is a renowned string theorist and populist. His ides are not outrageous, but, he, like Michio Kaku, tends to push scientific concepts beyond mainstream opinion. I'm not saying this is a bad thing, raising public awareness is never a bad thing, but, not always an accurate portrayal of mainstream scientific opinion.
 

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