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"Testing the multiverse hypothesis requires measuring whether our universe is statistically typical among the infinite variety of universes. But infinity does a number on statistics... In 2011, Guth and Vitaly Vanchurin, now of the University of Minnesota Duluth, imagined a finite "sample space" a randomly selected slice of space-time within the infinite multiverse..."

"GAMBLERS already had enough to think about without factoring the end of time into their calculations. But a year after a group of cosmologists argued that they should, another team says time need not end after all. It all started with this thought experiment...."

"HOW many universes are there? Cosmologists Andrei Linde and Vitaly Vanchurin at Stanford University in California calculate that the number dwarfs the 10^{500} universes postulated in string theory, and raise the provocative notion that the answer may depend on the human brain..."

"You’ve got to love physics humor. To mark Valentine’s day last week, Fermilab’s in-house magazine ran a spoof personal ad that stated: “mature paradigm with firm observational support seeks a fundamental theory in which to be embedded”... By chance, that same day three theorists posted a paper on the arXiv preprint server that could help remedy this situation..."