the shadowy depths of the internet where a viral story was born, and as is often the case, the "multiverse" findings involves just one possible interpretation of a studys results.
By now you may have seen them: Breathless headlines flowing through the viral ether declaring that a new study has found the "first" evidence that we live in just one of many different parallel universes. You might be thinking to yourself that, "Its amazing! Its science! The articles use the word study, so it must be real! Were about to enter a new era of space science!"And you know what? Im here to be a total buzzkill, and tell you that youre probably wrong. One of my favorite things to do is to track how science stories go viral, particularly dubious ones like this. I click my way down to