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Originally posted by space cadet
I honestly have never heard of a 'white hole' in the universe. I will have to check that out tonight!
What I keep thinking about since reading all of your posts is this: In an infinate void of space (wow) our Big Bang theory wouldn't be much more than a cosmic hiccup. How humbling is that?!
Originally posted by Cameoii
Just a few ideas here....
As I understand, white holes were a theoretical concept that were used to balance Einstein's equations dealing with wormholes. This proposition doesn't really hold water though, because white holes (emitting matter that a black hole had sucked in) would defy the second law of thermodynamics.
Originally posted by YouAreDreaming
I still struggle in trying to understand if the Universe is infinite, or finite...
September 22, 2008
NASA's Swift satellite has found the most distant gamma-ray burst (GRB) ever detected. The blast, designated GRB 080913, arose from an exploding star 12.8 billion light-years away.