Singularity

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Singularity or singular point may refer to:

Science and technology[edit]

Mathematics[edit]

  • Mathematical singularity, a point at which a given mathematical object is not defined or not "well-behaved", for example infinite or not differentiable

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  • Temporal singularity, otherwise known as a point of divergence, is a concept in speculative fiction, usually an item or event triggered by an item that results in divergent narratives in which the singularity alters the new timeline away from a prior "default" state, leaving behind a parallel universe in which the singularity did not occur; this is the basis of much of the "alternate history" genre and may involve technology in "hard" science fiction or may involve anything including magic as the basis of the "what if?" scenario

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  • Singularity University, a California Benefit Corporation part university, part think-tank, part business incubator, based on Ray Kurzweil's theory of technological singularity