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Sep 19, 2019

What came before the Big Bang? A trip through cosmology, multiverses, fifth dimensions and a big bounce

Posted by in categories: cosmology, particle physics

Where were you before you were conceived?

The question itself has no meaning: there was no “you” to be anywhere at all.

Asking questions like “what happened before the Big Bang?” is similarly meaningless.

Confused? You see, the birth of the Universe is not just the birth of subatomic particles and energy, it is also the beginning of time and space.

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