Monday, October 24, 2016

PhiDiP 10/25/16: Are We Living Inside a Black Hole?

This week in PhiDiP: Could we be living inside a black hole? What would this mean for inflation theories and theories of the multiverse? How does this relate to so-called arrow of time? See below for a very brief video and article related to this question and the possible implications.

Why our Universe Must Have Been Born Inside a Black Hole
A small change to the theory of gravity implies that our universe inherited its arrow of time from the black hole in which it was born. Read more...

Are We Living Inside a Black Hole?
Michio Kaku hypothesizes the possible results of venturing into a black hole, and what we may find on the other side. Additionally the universe's parameters fill the equation when punched into the equation for a black hole.