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- n. (particle physics) a theory that involves an eleven-dimensional universe in which the weak and strong forces and gravity are unified and to which all the string theories belong
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Bell's theorem, that you refer to, was produced by a man who realized that it was Einstein who proposed a scientific definition of reality and who suggested a possible way to test it (albeit one that, like superstrings or m-theory does not yet seem amenable to testing.)
We have relativity and quantum mechanics, some theories which have made steps in showing how they can be reconciled, alethic morphologies like string theory and m-theory which are hotly disputed.
It showed in one fell swoop that all of these other string theories were actually special cases of the more general m-theory case – essentially different manifestations of a more complete theory.
In other words we can predict a higgs field, gravitons, dark energy or strings & m-theory, but we expect to be able to prove conclusively at some stage whether they exist or not.
Other side effects of m-theory seems to be an infinity (?) of possible multiverses each with a big bang and extremely exotic possible (or do I mean probable?) interconnectivity - absolutely terrible to get your head round!
They also use parts of string theory/m-theory, which suggests there are 11 dimensions, including height, width, length and time.
The singularity represents the point at which mind really begins to expand into the universe, and is thus the birth of 'proto-God'. hmm this is a hard question, because beyond the singularity, post-humans may have a new perspective on space/time, mortality, and may even be equipped to explore and communicate with the higher dimensions m-theory and thus may experience our "maker" or beings