30 January 2004
How Many Universes ARE There, Anyway?
University of Missouri, Kansas City
12:05 pm, 817R Cathedral of Learning
One consequence of the interaction (some would call it a "collision")
between quantum physics and cosmology is an interest in "many-worlds"
or "multi-verse" theory. In this paper I discuss various
issues--for example, 'where could many worlds be put?' 'who cares,
and why?', and so on--involved in many-worlds theory. As I will
show, many-worlds investigations have both scientific and philosophical