Nikodem Poplawski, Ph.D.

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Distinguished Lecturer
Coordinator, Physics

Department of Mathematics and Physics
College of Arts and Sciences
About Nikodem

Nikodem Poplawski is interested in general relativity, analytical mechanics, and classical/quantum field theory. His research focuses on how gravity with spin and torsion can solve fundamental problems in cosmology. He proposed that torsion causes the formation of a new universe through a big bounce in every black hole and that our Universe is the interior of a black hole existing in another universe. This scenario was listed by National Geographic and Science magazines among their top ten discoveries of 2010. Dr. Poplawski also appeared in Curiosity on Discovery Channel, in an episode hosted by Morgan Freeman:Parallel Universes – Are They Real?

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