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A physicist in multiverse

A short but beautifully written book by an Albanian woman physicist delves into the non-mathematical explanations of the existence of multiple universes and where the hypothesis could lead

A physicist in multiverse

Before the Big Bang: The origin of our universe from the multiverse

Devangshu Datta
Before the Big Bang: The origin of our universe from the multiverse
Author: Laura Mersini Houghton
Publisher: Penguin Random House
Pages: 240
Price: Rs 699

Albanian-American cosmologist Laura Mersini-Houghton has never been afraid to make bold claims. Apart from holding contrarian views on the nature of black holes, she is one of several eminent physicists who believe in multiple universes and she pioneered in examining the possibility with mathematical rigour.

This book is structured around non-mathematical explanations of where a multiverse hypothesis comes from, and where it could lead. However, while Professor Mersini-Houghton has a gift for using striking analogies, this book is extraordinary

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First Published: Oct 19 2022 | 11:20 PM IST

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