# One Bubble to Rule Them All

@article{Hartle2016OneBT, title={One Bubble to Rule Them All}, author={James B. Hartle and Thomas Hertog}, journal={arXiv: High Energy Physics - Theory}, year={2016} }

We apply the principles of quantum mechanics and quantum cosmology to predict probabilities for our local observations of a universe undergoing false vacuum eternal inflation. At a sufficiently fine-grained level, histories of the universe describe a mosaic of bubble universes separated by inflationary regions. We show that predictions for local observations can be obtained directly from sets of much coarser grained histories which only follow a single bubble. These coarse-grained histories…

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