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Originally posted by DaMod
know much but some things we can observe). We can already see that the universe is accelerating away from a point in space, and therefore at one point all matter was contained in a massive ball. This is the only real way to account for the relative expansion of the universe. Now let make time run backwards! If we are located at a certain distance today, then yesterday we were closer together. The day before that, we were still closer. Ultimately, where must all the galaxies have been? At a point! At the beginning! A big ball of matter…
without time having a beginning. If all matter was contained within a single ball forever then how long could it last? If there was no
creating it) then how did that singularity last so long without going sooner? There are some pretty unstable elements that we know of.
together without violent chemical reactions occurring all the time? It was bound to blow as soon as it came into existence (which it would
We know by the first law of conservation of matter that matter cannot be created nor destroyed. That matter would have always existed in form. So in order for this to be able to work then the universe would have to expand then contract over and over again.
We know that the expansion of the universe is speeding up. If the expansion is speeding up then how could there have not been a beginning since the unstable ball of matter would not have lasted very long and there was no beginning of time? And furthermore if it is expanding and accelerating then how did that big ball come to be in the first place?
Originally posted by DaMod
reply to post by Coeus
And it is just as convenient to dismiss god.
Inside this singularity would be protons, neutrons, etc etc.. These particles do not just spring up from nothing (without a god of course).
[edit on 22-5-2009 by DaMod]
Originally posted by Neilc1972
first things first, i must congratulate you on a well researched and intelligently presented thread, but there is one question that ive asked myself and others many times is, what went bang? and what was there before it went bang? and where did the things that went bang come from? you can not make something from nothing after all everything has to come from somewhere be it religion or science. For me the big bang theory just has too many holes to hold water
edit for vodka spelling!!!!
[edit on 22-5-2009 by Neilc1972]
Originally posted by Eitimzevinten
The problem with trying to "rewind" time in order to get an answer is that everyone ends up at the same point when they do it: A giant empty space with no light where nothing appears to be going on.