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The Multiverse Is Science’s Assisted Suicide | Evolution News

September 15, 2017

“…Earlier this year, skeptical mathematician Peter Woit fretted with science writer John Horgan at Scientific American, “The problem with such things as string-theory multiverse theories is that ‘the multiverse did it’ is not just untestable, but an excuse for failure.” Commenting elsewhere on Zeeya Merali’s A Big Bang in a Little Room (2017), he noted that she contemplates “the possibility that “string theory and inflation may be conspiring against us in such a way that we may never find evidence for them, and just have to trust in them as an act of faith.” He would describe it as “a scientifically worthless idea…”

Source: The Multiverse Is Science’s Assisted Suicide | Evolution News

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