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A Cosmic ‘TARDIS’: What the Universe Has In Common with ‘Doctor Who’

Look out, dark energy: A TARDIS may be the real reason the universe is accelerating.
Regions in space-time that are bigger on the inside than the outside — just like the sci-fi character Doctor Who’s TARDIS (Time and Relative Dimension in Space) time machine — could help explain the universe’s quickening expansion.
These theoretical bubbles are named “Tardis regions.” They’re not a perfect explanation of how the expansion occurs, but they are a first step in making a model that is closer to reality, its proponents said.

Continue reading via SPACE.com

A Cosmic ‘TARDIS’: What the Universe Has In Common with ‘Doctor Who’

Look out, dark energy: A TARDIS may be the real reason the universe is accelerating.

Regions in space-time that are bigger on the inside than the outside — just like the sci-fi character Doctor Who’s TARDIS (Time and Relative Dimension in Space) time machine — could help explain the universe’s quickening expansion.

These theoretical bubbles are named “Tardis regions.” They’re not a perfect explanation of how the expansion occurs, but they are a first step in making a model that is closer to reality, its proponents said.

Continue reading via SPACE.com

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