In the Many Worlds Interpretation (MWI) of quantum mechanics, all possible outcomes of a measurement occur, and each possible outcome corresponds to a distinct "world" or universe.

Is it possible to travel to between these worlds?


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    $\begingroup$ There are no "parallel universes of quantum physics". $\endgroup$ – ACuriousMind Feb 1 '15 at 16:24
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    $\begingroup$ If you are referring to the many-worlds interpretation of QM, two different points of view exist. Traditional many-worlds interpretation (which ascends to Everett's original work) forbids such travels. However some contemporary authors suggest it might be in some sense possible. But the question remains metaphysical and therefore it is pure speculation. $\endgroup$ – Prof. Legolasov Feb 1 '15 at 16:32
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    $\begingroup$ Yes such "travel" is possible. Just jump at some solid thing (eg a wall) head first, but miss. You have to practice a lot. When You get "over there" report my best wishes to the late Douglas Adams. $\endgroup$ – Georg Feb 1 '15 at 17:45
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    $\begingroup$ It's clear as day what he's asking. You just don't like the question. $\endgroup$ – user56903 Feb 1 '15 at 20:29
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    $\begingroup$ I would guess that an attempt to travel between "worlds" would result in the creation of even more "worlds", spiraling (even more) out of control. (I've long figured that the only way the "many worlds" scheme could work would be if there were some sort of "garbage collection" that somehow coalesced "worlds" which were within a "small delta" of each other. $\endgroup$ – Hot Licks Feb 1 '15 at 20:38