Parallel Worlds, Parallel Lives: Join Mark Everett on his quixotic quest to understand his father Hugh, creator of a radical theory of quantum physics. Airs on PBS October 14, 2008
Finding My Father

Finding My Father
At 18, Mark Everett discovered his father's body. At 40-something, he discovered who his father really was.

The Theory Today

The Theory Today
What is the Many Worlds theory, and do physicists buy it? Hear from Everett's biographer, Peter Byrne.

Everett's Dissertation

Everett's Dissertation
If you dare, explore Everett's original thesis, published online for the first time. (PDF)

Read Original Documents

Read Original Documents
Everett's personality shines forth in two never-before-published pieces of writing.

Science Fiction and Fact

Science Fiction and Fact
Follow a time line of parallel worlds—those of sci-fi and quantum physics.

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