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Dark flow indicates the existence of a Multiverse
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From NASA TechBriefs:

WHO'S WHO
At the Goddard Space Flight Center, Dr. Alexander Kashlinsky is a
principal investigator on several NASA and NSF grants studying topics
related to cosmological bulk flows, cosmic microwave and infrared
background radiation, and early stellar populations. Using the
Wilkinson Microwave Anisotropy Probe, Kashlinsky recently discovered a
phenomenon called "dark flow," which are clusters of galaxies moving at
a constant velocity toward a 20-degree patch of sky between the
constellations of Centaurus and Vella.

Kashlinksy says these dark flow measurements may imply that our
universe is just one of many, that other universes may be very
different from ours, and that there is an underlying multiverse in
which these universes exist. Kashlinksy is currently working on a
project at NASA called "Studying Fluctuations in the Far IR Cosmic
Infrared Background with COBE FIRAS Maps," which is designed to measure
the structure of the cosmic infrared background radiation at far
infrared bands. Read the "Who's Who at NASA" interview with Dr.
Alexander Kashlinsky on page 10 of the April issue, or visit
http://link.abpi.net/l.php?20090416A6 .

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