Stephen Hawking's final research paper has been published, and it's mind-bending

James Marshall
May 4, 2018

If there are infinite types of universes with infinite variations in their laws of physics, then the Hartle-Hawking theory can not predict what kind of universe we should find ourselves in. It also points a way forward for astronomers to find evidence of the existence of parallel universes, the BBC said.

However, Hawking and Hertog's new theory is still skeptical of the Big Bang. It has been told in this theory that there can be another end of the universe. His new theory was published in the Journal of High Energy Physics.

The new Hawking-Hertog assessment indicates that there can only be universes that have the same laws of physics as our own. The paper posits that the other universes out there follow the same laws of physics that exist in our universe. None of this can tell If someone is making a claim then that is a lie. Physicists could look for evidence of other universes using tools created to measure ripples in spacetime - also known as primordial gravitational waves - that would have been generated by the universe's initial expansion from the Big Bang.

Hawking has been critical of the theory of a multiverse for years.

That concept relies on something known as "eternal inflation". Eternal inflation is the theory that even though the universe isn't still growing at the same rate it did at the beginning of time, growth still occurs, starting from that boundary, and will continue infinitely. "If the scale of different universes in the multiverse is large or infinite, the theory can't be tested".

Now in Hawking's new theory, it has been said that there will be such a place in space where there is a solar system like ours. Prof Hawking joined forces with Prof Hertog to try to resolve this paradox.

But Hawking and Hertog have their own ideas about eternal inflation. There's a chance that primordial gravitational waves-ripples in spacetime-could be detected by a planned European space-based gravitational wave observatory, LISA.

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