Have Cosmologists Lost Their Minds in the Multiverse? (Op-Ed)

By Luke Barnes, University of Sydney and Geraint Lewis, University of Sydney | May 14, 2014 09:23pm ET Captured From: http://www.space.com The recent BICEP2 observations – of swirls in the polarisation of the cosmic microwave background – have been proclaimed as many things, from evidence of the Big Bang and gravitational waves to something strange called the multiverse. The multiverse theory is that our universe is but one of a vast, variegated ensemble of other universes. We don’t know how many pieces there are to the multiverse but estimates suggest there many be squillions of them. But (if they exist) there … More