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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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Author Isela Avila (8 months)
#ScienceSunday

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

Author BigHuggyBear1 (5 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 PhyloGenesis (3 months)
This is basically a religious statement it's so far from verifiable...

Author Seamless Robe (5 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 ByRTD yO (1 month)
Pseudoscience based on no evidence or proof. No better than any religion.
No thanks. Kinda lost respect for Michio.

Author Mateus Vieira (4 months)
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 R (5 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 onbekend (5 months)
Mr. Kaku.
Please don't sell unproven hypothesis as facts, because you are ruining the
image of science!!!!!!!
Example:
"Over the past few days, the media has cried out the recent proclamation
from Stephen Hawking that black holes, a mystery of both science and
science fiction, do not exist.
Such statements send social media into conniptions, and comments quickly
degenerate into satirical discussions of how you should never believe
anything scientists say, as they just make it up anyway."

Author D COHM (18 days)
he just says it. and wants us to trust him. fuck this. source your shit
man. I think people have real stupid theories and create intense math
equations just for fun. that doesnt make it true.

Author TheGreatSeraphim (3 months)
'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 Anthony M (7 months)
How do we know if 11 dimensional hyperspace isn't just a bubble to another
super hyperspace, and if you zoomed out infinitely it would never end, and
by doing so may actually cause new dimensions to form. Maybe physics is
more "creative" than observant, and by understanding the "music" of the
cosmos would merely be painting on an empty canvas by using a specific
lens.. But god is not the painting, God is the canvas, the capacity to be
any painting...infinity

Author tmvk97 (4 months)
"Think of this 11-dimensional arena"
uhmm, yes... I'll just do that...

Author Nish Grewal (3 months)
Everything he's saying is related to spiritual science. Holy crap.

Author NOSFERATU alu (5 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 DhiraVision (6 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 Travis Collier (5 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 UnderWorldDemoNS (6 months)
Mind fucked Michio, you damn beast you :D someone give this guy a crown for
fuck sake ;D

Author bluethyme (4 months)
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 ByRTD yO (1 month)
Btw Albert Einstein would have laughed at this hypothesis. I'd rather
believe in the first cause being God then put my faith on a ignorant
japanese.

Author Adom Vita (14 days)
This reminds me of Nordic beliefs they said there where 9 (I think) or
other worlds .

Author Jennifer Refinn (4 months)
11 Dimensions

Author Beta (2 months)
You can have 12+ dimensions just not for long. You just contradicted
yourself.

Author Danny O. (8 months)
THIS IS SO COOL

Author xer0Hack (3 months)
"My mind is filled with billions and billions of fuck." - Carl Sagan

Author Kagan Rustem (3 months)
In other words we are sooooo unbelievably insignificant in the grand scheme
of things! lol

Author James Bondage (2 months)
I've just eradicated the 11th dimension.

Author NWViewer1 (2 months)
So it seems to me from reading these comments that the one core truth is...
...what people don't understand, they won't believe.

Author onbekend (5 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 cvcnet (8 months)
Why 11?

Author dtripakis (8 months)
So the number 11 must be something like a "magic" number for Nature.
Something like π = 3,14...., or c (lightspeed), right ?

Author Astrochronic (6 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 ben njenga (5 months)
Bullshit

Author Moon Guy (5 months)
my IQ was 220 now i feel like it is over 9000 lol

Author Eru Ilúvatar (6 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 Amirabbas Askary (6 months)
The more I watch these scientific, physic and mathematics concepts, the
more I believe in God. Because I see how stupid a human could be in
explaining the universe! 

Author PedoRage (6 months)
Im too stupid for this shit, anyone knows a simpler way of explaining this?
Would be grateful!

Author liam cuthbert (8 months)
So many people in the comments don't understand is called a 'THEORY' for a
reason. Superstring theory, M-theory and Bosonic String theory etc so
sitting there spouting that its not proven blah blah is kinda stating the
obvious. spatial above 3 up to 11 dimensional space is only theorised and
applies completely on a mathematical level, with the thought in mind that
the spatial manifolds are curled up in the extra dimensions on a sub-atomic
scale, possibly at the quark/string level or below. 

Author austin s (8 months)
There are only 7 dimensions. Michio wants you to believe in his bible - The
Multiverse Has 11 Dimensions - but i'm not down with fiction!
God did not ensure that we call his creation playground a "UNI" verse
because there are multiples of it. God is One.
Do not call your ancestors stupid just because evil has dominated the world
with money and technology and therefore the loudest voice.

Author Travis Miller (7 months)
My question is and this is probably going to sound very stupid but is it
theoretically possible for something like a book for example to have a
universe associated with it? As in say you read George Orwell's 1984, would
it be possible for the existence that that book creates to exist but as a
universe its own? Essentially what I am asking is if something created as
fiction in this universe is reality in another.

Author Grand Champ (7 months)
This just seems like an answer to an even greater question..

How was the 11 dimensions "created"?
What's beyond the 11 dimensions?
How do they interact?

It's basicly taking the big bang theory and answering with a complex answer
that makes for many more questions.

Author Tyler Hooks (8 days)
What are the practical applications of this?

Author Tom Evans (3 months)
I think Michio is confusing the multiverse with the universe. 

Author David Craig (4 months)
Perfect!

Author adam ochocki (2 months)
UFOLUDEK

Author CoDroStyleHD (6 months)
da faq...

Author Tim Rawlins (7 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 Marcus Lee (2 months)
May I know if the universe is a bubble, then what's that between the
bubbles? 

Author שרון ברנשטיין (4 months)
Isn't our universe four dimensional? time is coincided as a dimension in
modern physics right?



Author Douglas Kalles (2 months)
Man Michio does such a terrible job of explaining things. He spent half
this video talking about God and branes, and didn't even mention that 6-7
of the predicted extra dimensions are curled up to sub-atomic scales. He
didn't talk about Calabi-Yai spaces, or the unification or Maxwell's
equations and Einstein's GR through the addition of extra dimensions.
Michio seems to really like to talk about M-theory (A super theory unifying
what was once 5 different string theories), which right now isn't very well
developed. He seems to like talking about different multivserse theories
and his tone and diction definitely tend to emphasize the conclusions while
glossing over the supporting evidence and logic. I mean sometimes, trying
to explain how the fission of a brane or whatever into two different branes
might take like a year to explain mathematically but there are ways. Michio
needs to take a lesson from the +MinutePhysics guy's book (I fucking love
you btw's), and learn the art of rhetoric.
In conclusion, I support Michio because I can access other sources to
corroborate (most of) his claims, but by himself he sounds like sciences
version of a crazy religious nut. (not trying to bash religion just saiyan
they tend to be more preachy and nutty in the extreme cases.)

Author Matthew Rider (5 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.

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