‘WHAT came before the Big Bang?’ is a question that has plagued scientists for millennia, but experts may have the answer.
Several solutions have been offered up to the age old conundrum, including the possibility of God, multiverses and black holes, but the answer could be a lot more simple – nothing.
A group of scientists have come to the conclusion something can come from absolute nothingness, stating that our seemingly infinite universe could have come from nothing.
According to the weird world of quantum mechanics – of which the late Richard Feynman, who is considered one of the godfathers of quantum physics, once said “I think I can safely say that nobody understands quantum mechanics” – there can be fluctuations in nothing which seemingly lead to infinity.
Seth Shostak, senior astronomer at SETI, told Space.com: “Quantum mechanical fluctuations can produce the cosmos.
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