Exchange Exemplar: A Universe Made In A Lab
We know a few things about the birth of the universe. Do we know enough to recreate the process?
The question alone provokes thought. But scientists have been pondering it for a while now, convinced that they could create small universes in laboratories.
A Big Bang in a Little Room by Zeeya Merali considers both physical and ethical obstacles to lab-created "baby universes." The author joins us for a rousing discussion of both.