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Single Idea 21111

[catalogued under 27. Natural Reality / D. Cosmology / 10. Multiverse]

Full Idea

A multiverse is inevitable if inflation is eternal, and eternal inflation is by far the most likely possibility in most, if not all, inflationary scenarios.

Gist of Idea

It seems likely that cosmic inflation is eternal, and this would make a multiverse inevitable

Source

Lawrence M. Krauss (A Universe from Nothing [2012], 08)

Book Reference

Krauss,Lawrence M.: 'A Universe from Nothing' [Simon and Schuster 2012], p.129