science fiction novel
John Northern Science Fiction and Technology

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Chapter 4

How Will the Understanding of Infinity
Impact the Human Race?

   A long time ago the definition of space was different than it is today. Space meant nothingness. But today space and nothingness are two different entities. Nothingness is simply nothingness, but space is nothingness plus matter and energy. If matter and energy are missing, then there is no space.
   Today's definition of space makes it easier to place space in its proper location. Since space, matter, and energy are infinite, even though matter is continually moving, space can actually have an address between all the objects of matter, and every address given to space will be unique to that volume of spaceónever will the addresses be the same, e.g., it could be said, 'that one address is the space between the Earth and the moon, or the space between Europa and Jupiter.'
   When speaking of an infinite Universe, in which space, matter, and energy are infinite, scientists and non-scientists often bring up radical ideas, such as meeting an infinite number of you's.

   "Ö if you proceed long enough you'll find larger and larger identical regions of space, and eventually you'll find an identical you." 1

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