many-worlds interpretation

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many-worlds interpretation

[¦men·ē ′wərlz ‚in·tər·prə‚tā·shən]
(quantum mechanics)
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It is part and parcel of the Many-Worlds theory that neither of these worlds is the real, or original, or true world.
A bizarre explanation is the many-worlds theory that suggests that all possibilities are realized and we just happen to live in one of the resulting multiverses.
Another difference is that, unlike the many-worlds theory that prohibits any communication between different branches, parallel universes can merge under certain circumstances, such as an interference experiment.