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    Given the fact that we will never know another universe, that is to "travel" to one, there is no need to name ours. And in the field of M thoery the universes are called Branes as in membranes. The void is most likely called The Void.
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    Quote Originally Posted by KeithBC View Post
    A couple of suggestions:
    "THE Universe"
    "Here"
    LOL....."Here"...

    I guess we could name the other multiverses "There" ???
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    Quote Originally Posted by pthomp@gmail.com View Post

    So what is the name of our Solar System? It seems like a simple question, but I can't find the answer. Is it Sol?
    If my silly answer is OK, I imagine soon it will have the name "Kirkland" in it somewhere.

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    Quote Originally Posted by laney50w View Post
    LOL....."Here"...

    I guess we could name the other multiverses "There" ???
    That would have been my next suggestion.

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    So this is what happens when you put the newbies in a group and throw in cloudy skies for the veterans?

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    If we go by tradition, everything should be in Greek.

    So...

    Planet Gi (Earth)
    Ilios (Solar) System
    Galaxy Prime
    Spiti (Home) Universe
    Kosmos

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    Most of it is greek to me already.
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    I would probably name it something stupid like that planet after saturn. Whatever it be called, I wouldnt have named it Nereid, Naiad or Io!!! such weard names!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by The Astrostig View Post
    I would probably name it something stupid like that planet after saturn.Whatever it be called, I wouldnt have named it Nereid, Naiad or Io!!! such weard names!!

    lol
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    Quoted names removed
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