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"The theory that our universe is contained inside a bubble, and that multiple alternative universes exist inside their own bubbles -- making up the 'multiverse' -- is, for the first time, being tested by physicists. Physicists are now searching for disk-like patterns in the cosmic microwave background (CMB) radiation -- relic heat radiation left over from the Big Bang -- which could provide tell-tale evidence of collisions between other universes and our own."


Endless: This all-sky view of the entire near-infrared sky reveals the distribution of galaxies beyond the Milky Way. The image is derived from the 2MASS Extended Source Catalog, which contains more than 1.5 million galaxies, and the Point Source Catalog, which holds nearly 500 million stars within the Milky Way. The galaxies are color coded for distances obtained by various surveys. The nearest sources are blue, moderately distant sources are green, and red represents the farthest so


Have scientists spotted a parallel universe?

Have scientists discovered a parallel universe? Bright spots from after Big Bang may be another universe bumping into our own | Astronomers found odd bright spots in the cosmic microwave background | This may be imprints from another universe colliding with our own [Space Future:]


Does this picture show the 'ghost' of a universe that existed before the Big Bang?

A map of the cosmic background radiation (CMB) -- might show ghost of universe before big bang?


Could we prove parallel universes exist?

Scientists may be able to see abnormal signals left behind by colliding universes in the cosmic microwave background from the Big Bang that filters through our universe (pictured)

Cosmic Inflation: How It Gave the Universe the Ultimate Kickstart (Infographic) By Karl Tate, Infographics Artist   |   March 17, 2014

Cosmic Inflation: How It Gave the Universe the Ultimate Kickstart (Infographic) By Karl Tate, Infographics Artist | March 17, 2014


Cosmology and the Big Bang

Credit: [url=]ESA and the Planck Collaboration[/url] [br][br] [i][b]Planck CMB.[/b][/i] The anisotropies of the Cosmic microwave background (CMB) as observed by Planck. The CMB is a snapshot of the oldest light in our Universe, imprinted on the sky when the Universe was just 380 000 years old. It shows tiny temperature fluctuations that correspond to regions of slightly different densities, representing the seeds of all future…