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It seems confusing that the Big Bang could have happened even though there was no matter or energy in the universe. But really, scientists speculate that there could have been a time before matter, energy, and time itself even existed. The "Big Bang" is a term that describes the event that created the universe. It goes like this:

There was no time, no energy, and no matter. basicly, NOTHING existed. Then, a tiny volume of space, smaller then the head of a pin, suddenly expanded and grew to an enormous size. As the volume of space expanded, it created all the energy and matter in the universe. It created nebulas and galaxies of stars and planets. (and many other things, of coarse.) This is when time began to flow.

There is plenty of evidence to support that this theory is true. The big bang would have been such a huge event that the waves of energy it created are still traveling in space today! People have actually detected these waves with a device called a spectroscope. Not only this, but scientist think that the universe is still expanding. basicly, the Big Bang is still happening today. We know this because astronomers have noticed that the galaxies of our universe are all moving away from eachother. They are all moving away from the centre of the universe, where the big bang started. The universe is still getting bigger to this day.

Matter, no doubt in the form of mass-energy, arrived only after the moment known as t = 0. Therefore, the Universe had already started and the big bang had already occurred. Matter was not necessary for the big bang to occur. The big bang was the initiation of space-time as a rapid expansion out of approximately nothing which as Bill Bryson reports 'had no dimensions at all'. This little thing that expanded into spacetime was called a singularity.

One idea is that the big bang may be a result of a collision between the membranes of M theory in some exotic dimension like the 11th dimension.

The big bang never happend, God created the universe, and everyone and everything in it! Do you really believe that out of nothing an explosion happened?

The only logical is:

In order for something to be created, something has to create the creator. Therefore something cannot be created from nothing. The universe can either grow exponentially or die exponentially. That is the only thing that makes sense, it's not debatable. The world needs to stop thinking of god in third person. Everyone creates there own reality, we are god.

-Different person's view:-

Firstly, there was something, a small subatomic particle which exploded. The explosion caused everything to go apart from each other at a speed greater than the speed of light, and in the intense heat, helium and hydrogen was produced, and in the pressure, galaxies were formed, then stars, planets, and etc

-Another person's view:-

The Big Bang Theory is largely exemplified by Einstein's mass-energy equivalence formula E=mc2, which, if valid, implies that matter comes from (came from) energy, and conversely, that matter can be converted back to energy. If matter has not always existed, then E=mc2 is a plausable explanation for the origin of matter, that is, it came from energy. If matter has always existed, then the question of where it came from does not arise. Alternate It is creationists who believe that out of nothing came everything, not astronomers, theoretical physicists and other scientists. The BBT is a theory, and as such it can and probably will be replaced at some time with another theory that better explains the origins of the universe. At present, it is serving (as theories should for as long as they last) to inspire thinking, experimentation and objective observation leading to deeper understanding of how the universe came to be. Currently, the theory holds that at the moment of the start of the expansion (BB) there was an area that contained energy-- a sum of energy that is unimaginably great. [Energy is NOT nothing] There was no matter in the 'particle' sense, because no particles could exist at such high energies. This energy was so high that three of the four basic forces, electromagnetism, the strong atomic force and the weak atomic force, were one single force. Space/time as we know it didn't exist, but space/time itself expanded along with the expansion of energy. The expansion caused cooling (a cooling that we think we are still able to detect in the form of the universal background radiation-- radiation that was discovered accidentally at the Bell labs.) As the original energy field cooled and expanded, particles began to condense out, along with the basic forces as we know them.

The BB did not originate from a dimensionless point; it is this 'point' problem that is insurmountable from the point of view of Einstein's Relativity.

String theory, Membrane theory and Quantum theory are pointing to some concepts that might allow us to unite quantum and relativity concepts, and to extend our theoretical knowledge back to conditions prior to the locus of energy that caused/was the big bang.

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No, God did not have to create matter. A natural scenario, that is not yet a scientific theory but is consistent with all current knowledge, explains the origin of our universe without the added hypothesis of supernatural creation:

By means of a random quantum fluctuation the universe 'tunnelled" from pure vacuum ("nothing") to what is called a false vacuum, a region of space that contains no matter or radiation but is not quite nothing. The space inside a bubble of false vacuum is curved, or warped, and a small amount of energy is stored in that curvature. This ostensible violation of energy conservation is allowed by the Heisenberg uncertainty principle for sufficiently small time intervals.

The bubble then inflated exponentially and its curvature energy transformed into matter and radiation. Inflation stopped and the more linear big bang expansion commenced.

Of course, this scenario is not yet established theory, but it does demonstrate that we can find answers to the ultimate question of the universe.

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Yes, that conundrum is one of the many reasons why believers believe in Divine Creation. Another is the impossibility of life forming from non-life. Also see:

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