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Samar Aryani's picture

The conversations on

The conversations on Wednesday about the 'Big Bang' theory raised a great deal of questions within me.  I had always known about the theory but never actually took the time to analyze for myself.  As we were talking in class, a flood of questions overwhelmed me.  Questions such as, how is it possible for nothing to exist before the explosion took place? If it is true that nothing existed before the 'Big Bang,' how is one to conclude that summary of observations when no evidence exists to fully support the idea? Also, wouldn't the existence of nothing actually be the existence of something? How does space, which according to scientists was considered nothing, explode into a great many things?  Also, how does space just explode? These questions are mind-boggling but at the same time very interesting because it made me examine a summary of observations (a good summary of observations) that I had not fully considered before. 

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