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NASA parallel universe bombshell: Why scientists claim millions of divided worlds DO exist

In April, New Scientist magazine published an article about anomalies coming from a NASA neutrino detection experiment in Antarctica, and what these could mean for a speculative cosmological model suggesting there is an antimatter universe extending backwards from the Big Bang, leading some to question whether the idea of a parallel universe is really feasible. According to the Copenhagen interpretation – an expression of quantum mechanics – physical systems generally do not have definite properties prior to being measured, and quantum mechanics can only predict the probability distribution of a given measurement’s possible results, causing the set of probabilities to reduce to only one possible value. But, in 1935, the Schrodinger’s cat experiment, devised by Erwin Schrodinger, illustrated the problems when applied to everyday objects, after the scenario presented a hypothetical cat that may be both alive and dead in a state known as quantum superposition.

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This led to the Many Worlds interpretation, the idea that the universal wave function is objectively real and there is no wave function collapse, implying that all the possible outcomes of the quantum measurements do happen in some other world or universe.

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Canadian scientist Derek Muller explained how this works in a YouTube video posted on his channel ‘Veritasium’.

He said in March: “If we were being rigorous, we would have to say that there is only one wave function – the wave function of the entire universe, which includes absolutely everything.

“But in the case of isolated, unentangled quantum particles, we can reasonably talk about their individual wave functions and once they interact with something else, entanglement is the result.

Parallel universes could exist (Image: GETTY)

Weird anomalies were recorded in Antarctica (Image: GETTY)

“So what we see is superposition is really the same thing as describing systems with waves, entanglement means that after particles interact, they are described by a single wave function.

“These are fundamental parts of quantum theory, describing systems with wave functions that have evolved according to the Schrodinger equation, which leaves the only measurement.

“The measurement postulate was added as a second set of rules to connect the mathematics of quantum mechanics to what we actually observe, but doesn’t it seem weird that there should be one rule for how systems evolve when we’re not looking and a different rule for when we are?”

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Mr Muller went on to explain how the cat experiment revealed how humans can only witness one outcome of the wave function.

He added: “When you boil it down, measurement is just the interaction of one quantum system – electrons and photons – with another quantum system.

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Schrodinger’s cat experiment (Image: YOUTUBE)

“We know exactly how to deal with that, we simply evolve their wave functions according to the Schrodinger equation, so what if we throw out all the rules associated with measurement?

“Well, in the Schrodinger cat thought experiment, the radioactive atom in a superposition of decayed and not decayed gets entangled with the detector and the cat.

“Remember that we are also made of electrons and atoms which obey the laws of quantum mechanics, so we are quantum mechanical too – so when we open the box there is no measurement, no wave function collapse.

“We simply get entangles with the state of everything inside the box, so we see the cat alive and we see the cat alive and we see the cat dead.”

Mr Muller detailed how the Many Worlds theory was born and what it means for a parallel universe theory.

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Mr Muller explained the theory (Image: YOUTUBE)

Millions of worlds could exist (Image: GETTY)

He continued: “I’m guessing you’ve never seen both an alive and dead cat before, but the solution is that the person who saw the cat alive and the person who saw it dead actually inhabit separate worlds.

“What I mean is they exist in their own complete realities and those realities will never interact, but where did they come from?

“Something I haven’t mentioned is all the particles of the environment, the air molecules, photons, everything that we are not keeping track of.

“If a quantum object in a superposition gets entangled with the environment, it is said to undergo environmental decoherence – this branches the wave function of the universe, essentially splitting it into two slightly different copies.

“This interpretation of quantum mechanics is called Many Worlds and it was formulated by Hugh Everett and if it’s true, the branching of the wave function is happening all the time.”

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