25 Shocking Scientific Theories That Will Blow Your Mind

There are many scientific theories out there that try to explain concepts that affect all of us. Some of these theories are straight forward and are easy to understand. However, there are theories that suggest the possibility of things that are big, life-altering, and complex. If these theories prove to be true, the world as we know it is but an illusion. Can we handle the truth? These are 25 shocking scientific theories that will blow your mind.


White Holes

White HolesSource: iflscience.com

Considered the opposite of the black hole, the white hole is a hypothetical feature of the universe that consists of matter and energy and nothing can get inside it. However, no white hole has been detected yet so this scientific theory is yet to be confirmed or busted.


Copenhagen Interpretation

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Devised between 1925 and 1927 by physicists Niels Bohr and Werner Heisenberg, the Copenhagen Interpretation is the most widely accepted explanation for why the same quantum particle may behave in different ways. According to this theory, the universe splits to accommodate each possible outcome of any action we take.


Matrix Universe

Matrix UniverseSource: theguardian.com

There are many technology experts and physicists who believe that the iconic 1999 movie “The Matrix” might actually not be science fiction. Proponents of this theory argue that what we experience as reality is in fact a giant computer simulation created by a more sophisticated intelligence.


Time Traveling

Time TravelingSource: space.com

The idea of traveling in time has fascinated us for centuries and some modern physicists believe this concept might really work. Some NASA scientists suggest it might be possible to travel in time through special “wormholes” created in different points of space time.


Cold Sun

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German-born British astronomer William Herschel is famous for many impressive discoveries but he was also the author of several scientific theories that seem completely insane these days. For example, he believed that the Sun’s surface was cold and fully inhabitable, populated by aliens whose heads were acclimated to the enormous amount of light.

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