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Michio Kaku: The Multiverse Has 11 Dimensions



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The physicist explains why other universes in the mulitverse could have many more dimensions—and could comprise Einstein's "Mind of God."

Question: Are there only three dimensions in other universes or could there be more? (Submitted by Andre Lapiere)Michio Kaku:  Andre, we believe, though we cannot yet prove, that our multiverse of universes is 11-dimensional. So think of this 11-dimensional arena and in this arena there are bubbles, bubbles that float and the skin of the bubble represents an entire universe, so we're like flies trapped on fly paper.  We're on the skin of a bubble.  It's a three dimensional bubble.  The three dimensional bubble is expanding and that is called the Big Bang theory and sometimes these bubbles can bump into each other, sometimes they can split apart and that we think is the Big Bang. So we even have a theory of the Big Bang itself.  Now you ask a question what about the dimensions of each bubble.  Well in string theory—which is what I do for a living; that's my day job—In string theory we can have bubbles of different dimensions.  The highest dimension is 11.  You cannot go beyond 11 because universes become unstable beyond 11.  If I write down the theory of a 13-, 15-dimensional universe it's unstable and it collapses down to an 11-dimensional universe. But within 11 dimensions you can have bubbles that are 3 dimensional, 4-dimensional, 5-dimensional.  These are membranes, so for short we call them brains. So these brains can exist in different dimensions and let's say P represents the dimension of each bubble, so we call them p-brains.  So a p-brain is a universe in different dimensions floating in a much larger arena, and this larger arena is the hyperspace that I talked about originally. 
Also remember that each bubble vibrates, and each bubble vibrating creates music.  The music of these membranes is the subatomic particles.  Each subatomic particle represents a note on a vibrating string or vibrating membranes. So, believe it or not, we now have a candidate for the "Mind of God" that Albert Einstein wrote about for the last 30 years of his life.  The "Mind of God" in this picture would be cosmic music resonating throughout 11-dimensional hyperspace.
Recorded September 29, 2010Interviewed by Paul Hoffman

Question: Are there only three dimensions in other universes or could there be more? (Submitted by Andre Lapiere)Michio Kaku:  Andre, we believe, though we cannot yet prove, that our multiverse of universes is 11-dimensional. So think of this 11-dimensional arena and in this arena there are bubbles, bubbles that float and the skin of the bubble represents an entire universe, so we're like flies trapped on fly paper.  We're on the skin of a bubble.  It's a three dimensional bubble.  The three dimensional bubble is expanding and that is called the Big Bang theory and sometimes these bubbles can bump into each other, sometimes they can split apart and that we think is the Big Bang. So we even have a theory of the Big Bang itself.  Now you ask a question what about the dimensions of each bubble.  Well in string theory—which is what I do for a living; that's my day job—In string theory we can have bubbles of different dimensions.  The highest dimension is 11.  You cannot go beyond 11 because universes become unstable beyond 11.  If I write down the theory of a 13-, 15-dimensional universe it's unstable and it collapses down to an 11-dimensional universe. But within 11 dimensions you can have bubbles that are 3 dimensional, 4-dimensional, 5-dimensional.  These are membranes, so for short we call them brains. So these brains can exist in different dimensions and let's say P represents the dimension of each bubble, so we call them p-brains.  So a p-brain is a universe in different dimensions floating in a much larger arena, and this larger arena is the hyperspace that I talked about originally. 
Also remember that each bubble vibrates, and each bubble vibrating creates music.  The music of these membranes is the subatomic particles.  Each subatomic particle represents a note on a vibrating string or vibrating membranes. So, believe it or not, we now have a candidate for the "Mind of God" that Albert Einstein wrote about for the last 30 years of his life.  The "Mind of God" in this picture would be cosmic music resonating throughout 11-dimensional hyperspace.
Recorded September 29, 2010Interviewed by Paul Hoffman

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Comments:

Author Kagan Rustem (10 days)
In other words we are sooooo unbelievably insignificant in the grand scheme
of things! lol

Author Nic K (14 days)
Yes, and the average male turtle has 12 invisible non-material penises and
3 buttholes made of super thin gray matter. That is a fact!

You cant prove it of course, given invisible non-material penises cant be
seen or touched, BUT for the same reason you cant disprove it either. So
jackpot for me and hooray for pseudo-science which appeals to the masses
and gives us cheap yotube hits.

Author PhyloGenesis (18 days)
This is basically a religious statement it's so far from verifiable...

Author TheGreatSeraphim (17 days)
'We believe there are 11 dimensions but more than 11 is impossible' - 'We
can't prove any of this.'

Mkay so how are more than 11 impossible if you don't even know for sure if
you can't prove there are more than 3. And don't say time is a dimension or
I'll say pudding can be a dimension too. Time is a measurement of matter
moving from one point to another in 3 dimensions not a dimension itself.
Because if time is a dimension so is inertia.

Author Isela Avila (5 months)
#ScienceSunday

This was the very topic of his first book that really made me get back into
reading about physics. 

Author xer0Hack (25 days)
"My mind is filled with billions and billions of fuck." - Carl Sagan

Author Nish Grewal (28 days)
Everything he's saying is related to spiritual science. Holy crap.

Author BigHuggyBear1 (2 months)
p-brains, .I mean p-branes, says it all, I could see Michio was trying
desperately to hold back from laughing at that point. And this is his paid
day job?. So far from scientific method he talks about what he believes,
with only some equations to back up his theory, without a shred of
evidence...sounds awfully religious-like to me........

Author Jennifer Refinn (1 month)
11 Dimensions

Author Seamless Robe (2 months)
"Because as the wavefronts come at right angles from a distance radius
everything is a ratio between opposite vectors oscillating in periodic or
harmonic motion contracting and expanding a locational 4pi spherical inward
absorption t=0 and now outward emission of photon oscillations, or
vibrating 2pi quantized spherical wavefronts of electromagnetic radiation
at right angles, forming resonance antimatter matter annihilation, forming
positive and negative electric charge and electromagnetic interference
fields as time unfolds C2 in three dimensions.. . .

The greater the angle of space the greater the curvature of spacetime the
stronger the electromagnetic field at that One point of space and at that
One moment of time... . .

In quantum computing the "two energy states" of a Cubit, can be such things
as photons, trapped ions, atoms, electrons, and nuclear spins.. . .

By manipulating this process, a physicist shines a 2pi pulse on a Cubit
absorbing energy and emitting C2 - their output was the negation of their
input: 0 goes to 1,1 to 0.. . .the start of a Fibonacci sequence.. . .

The golden ratio between opposite vectors!!

Therefore the parallel universes of Hugh Everett are here and there placed
at right angles.. . .Just like he said they would be.. . .Only difference
is they are individual 3D Wave Centres within the one external universe as
the wavefronts come. . ..E2=mc2c4+p2c2 - exploding into this enormous
collage that the One had just experienced then as the now t=0."

Therefore E2 is the multiverses at right angles from all other matter, from
an infinite amount of individual 3D centred ref-frames that make up the One
external universe as the wavefronts come at right angles. .
..forming a potential infinity of future possibilities at every degree and
angle of space and at every moment of time."


Author Travis Collier (2 months)
I'm high as fuck. the universe is indeed 11-dimensional curveed hyperspace
to account for gall-mann matrices and einstein field equations, although
dark energy will need to be accounted for in quantum qravity

Author Mateus Vieira (1 month)
This guy is like totally stupid evrerybody knows that 13 dimensions is the
real number because of the monetary system helooo wake up people

Author John Reiners (2 months)
The Multiverse has 11 dimensions.
This one goes to 11.
Also "We believe yet we cannot yet prove". Sounds an awful lot like
religious faith. Can you call it science then?

Author Danny O. (5 months)
THIS IS SO COOL

Author NOSFERATU alu (2 months)
Im not religious or anything but this 11 dimensional "arena" theory I find
is really hard to think of as convincing... Its not convincing at all, why
would there be 11 and not for example 10 or 12, why would you believe there
is a hyperspace? What motivates you to come to that conclusion?

Author onbekend (2 months)
Rules of Good Scientific Practice:
WELL KNOWN SCIENTISTS have the obligation to CLEARLY distinguish between
hypothesis and fact if they speak in public. 

Author John Shao (2 months)
LOL THIS JAPANESE HAS NO CLUE WHAT'S HE TALKIN ABOUT, IT'S KINDA HILARIOUS

Author bluethyme (1 month)
Big bang theory = expanding and splitting bubbles that float in an arena
with flies trapped on bubbles' flypaper-like skin
String theory = bubbles are p-D membranes that vibrate with music from mind
of God

Author DhiraVision (3 months)
This is a rascal. Big rascal without real knowledge. Only nonsense
speculation.

The Vedas give sufficient knowledge about real human history on earth and
the universe. The vedas give also knowledge about the final goal of human
life which is the revivle of our original Krishna or God-Consciousness. I
recommend the books of His Divine Grace Srila A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami
Prabhupada for more information.

Chant Hare Krishna Hare Krishna Krishna Krishna Hare Hare Hare Rama Hare
Rama Rama Rama Hare Hare and be happy!

The transcendental sound vibration of the Hare Krishna Maha Mantra will
clean away all material pollution and illusion of our Consciousness. Please
take to the science of Krishna-Consciousness for driving away all
misfortune and eval in the world. Spiritual scinece must be approached in
an authorized manner and has do by taught real representatives of the
Supreme Absolut Truth The supreme Personalitiy of Godhead Sri Krishna.

Author UnderWorldDemoNS (3 months)
Mind fucked Michio, you damn beast you :D someone give this guy a crown for
fuck sake ;D

Author Charlie Bedbrook (2 months)
I originally thought there was 13 dimensions, they stopped making sense
after 11. Is that lack of knowledge and research or perhaps was it already
apparent to me there was 11 different dimensions without even so much as
looking in to it.I do scare myself sometimes. Then again, I am prone to
such things due to the fact my IQ is above 140...

Author August MacFarland (20 hours)
Crazy far-out theory here but wouldn't this mean its theoretically possible
for a bible like rapture where by some crazy event reality splits and
everyone is split into 2 realities that have heaven/hell like qualities.
Just sharing a thought I had watching this lol

Author Nicholas Grisanzio (4 days)
What, I'm confused

Author Tom Evans (9 days)
I think Michio is confusing the multiverse with the universe. 

Author benedictify (9 days)
Could other dimensions pop in and out of existence the way that quantum
particles do in the "quantum foam"? could things be bubbling in and out of
extra dimensions and the system continually collapsing back to 11?

Author Frank Parker (8 days)
"dimensions" = variable, in an equation. No different than any other
11-independent variable equation.

Author Ace Gambit (10 days)
sometimes i feel this guy just talks nonsense lol.

Author MeepMu (19 days)
Does that mean that if i shake my hand i have created a universe and become
god?

Author thisisawar9 (15 days)
sounds like an illuminati con$piracy...

Author David Craig (1 month)
Perfect!

Author Jumpy Switznitz (3 months)
You lose me at the entrance to the fourth dimension. I'll wait there with
my bags.

Author שרון ברנשטיין (1 month)
Isn't our universe four dimensional? time is coincided as a dimension in
modern physics right?



Author CoDroStyleHD (3 months)
da faq...

Author Tim Rawlins (4 months)
Can i alter my brain chemistry to change my sensual perception of
dimensions which would make me capable of perceiving other dimensional
planes well on this physical one?

Author Matthew Rider (2 months)
This guy must be a hoot to go drinking with!

A lot of MORONS trying to argue the relevance of such abstract ideas and
models for the universe.

He is a THEORETICAL physicist. Please look up what that means.

It is his JOB to use MODELS (based on our current knowledge of physics…
yeah, he does have a solid understanding of his subject) to theorize on
such abstract things.

Experimental physics is the science that would be interested in testing
theories and probing phenomenon.
So, If you want to hear someone talk about physics concepts (that have been
tested and/or proven), go to a basic physics lecture. If you want to hear
someone lecture on testing more wild/abstract physics, maybe quantum
mechanics would be a better subject.

Author dtripakis (5 months)
So the number 11 must be something like a "magic" number for Nature.
Something like π = 3,14...., or c (lightspeed), right ?

Author kumistebal (26 days)
why 11?? someone please explain

Author Astrochronic (3 months)
this is a nonsensical interpretation of the ten dimensional existence (plus
the zeroth dimension) , they try to explain it in laymans terms, but they
lose their own sense of things with these analogies. The analogies become
literal. There are no membranes, universes are not colliding. The zeroth
is the first point, the 1st dimension is the transition from one point to
another. The third is the space you move through to transition to all
possible points. The fourth is the duration "space" encapsulating change,
seen as time from our 3rd dimensional perspective. The big bang and the
full life of the universe manifested through the fourth dimension are
contained in the fifth dimension. In the sixth is contained all the
potential manifestations of the fifth dimension, The fifth dimension is
where other possible tangents split off. the sixth dimension is the "space"
you move through to transition from one fifth dimensional timeline to
another. In the seventh, all possible manifestations of this universe are
contained in a single point. The eight is like the second dimension in
relation to the single dimension of the point of the seventh dimension.
(that is where it gets a little wonky, the 8th creates a resonance of the
2nd in order to build the 3rd dimensional relation to the 9th) The nineth
dimension is the space within you transition to other seventh dimensional
possible infinities. All of which are contained in the 10th as a single
point of infinity. That is where it ends because you cannot have more than
an infinite amount of seperate infinities. So ten plus zeroth = eleven.
And no where in this theorum is there any basis to conclude that bubble
universes are colliding with each other causing their own births. It is
absurd rubbish.

Author Moon Guy (2 months)
my IQ was 220 now i feel like it is over 9000 lol

Author Eru Ilúvatar (3 months)
Alright, so they say we just invented Math, and Math can only work one way
(e.g. 1 cannot equal 2, and the circumference of the circle cannot equal
3). Furthermore, we base our Physics on Math, and it seems that our Physics
is working because our probes tend to land on those astral bodies, just as
planned. However, Physics is only trying to describe reality (i.e. the laws
of Nature). Strangely, this means that the only set of rules of Math that
we invented way back seems to be able to describe the whole universe. No
discovery ever defies Physics, and by that, Math.
BUT
If there are other universes which have different sets of laws of Nature,
does that also mean that those universes would need a completely different
sets of rules for Physics, which in turn would need a completely different
sets of rules for Math, where 1 could equal 2, or the circumference of the
circle would equal 3?
It seems to me that only *our* Math could ever be right, and I can't even
conceive of another "Math" which could be correct.. or am I wrong about
this one?

Author Everland (5 months)
Yggdrasil Sephiroth and etc... why do i fell like everybody knew that
before me

Author Tyler f. (1 month)
Watching this stoned is the best! #ScienceisCrack 

Author Andres jimenez (2 months)
This is so nice. Depending on your level of knowledge it could sound like
complete bs or something exciting. 

Author jason t (18 days)
Why only 11 and the big bang ?infinity is the amount of deminsions there is
and logically it's true, if we exsist n a time and space that had no end
because I'm sure of growing exspanding then there's life so we are alive so
if there's life here and there r millions and millions of soalr systems and
universes that have millions of earth like planets that have a star like
ours then shit man there's life and governments and so called rulers know
the truths in a way that's presented to be a lie so the true is altered
also. ,it makes no sense to create life and then put a exspire date to it
so to create life and then take it away would counterdict the logic of
giving something then taking it away and even creating, createing life .

Author Rodney Kawecki (2 months)
But we cant travel in them...

Author nomealow (4 months)
God is blowing bubbles

Author james perrino (5 months)
on youtube type in... Michio Kaku - Top Secret Military War Plans. He is so
Anti-American

Author innegativeion (5 months)
So assuming this "music" candidate for God was in fact God, the omniverse
basically runs on the principles of Middle Earth.

Author Joshua Hunter (6 months)
To me, it's really hard to understand a theory of ELEVEN dimensions. For
example, there's something I don't understand. If we are living on the
surface of a bubble, you could circle around it. This way, at the end of
this universe you could find yourself at the other side, something that
would probably have been discovered at this time if it was possible. This
means it's not exactly a "bubble". If so, what is it then?

Author Andrew Clark (5 months)
Its actually Nine worlds not 13, and you can read it directly in many
writings, notably the Prose Edda

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