Fictional Multiverses Are Lame

(Nautilus Cosmos) – Shannon Stirone:

The multiverse movie that scientists usually rate the highest is Sliding Doors, wherein the simple act of Gwyneth Paltrow’s character missing her train creates a new branch of reality. We see the world play out as if she had or hadn’t missed her train. “That’s a pretty faithful story in terms of there is a crucial event that happened and things go two different ways,” physicist Sean Carroll says. “They don’t really interfere with each other in any way, but you follow the two parallel tracks.” …

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Sliding Doors, 1998 film

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