[ExI] Four pieces of evidence from before the Big Bang
ben at zaiboc.net
Sun Mar 1 11:35:12 UTC 2020
On 29/02/2020 22:01, BillK wrote:
> On Sat, 29 Feb 2020 at 15:07, Ben Zaiboc via extropy-chat<extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org> wrote:
>> Wait a minute, isn't this just re-defining the big bang as something that happened after inflation?
> The meaning of the Big Bang Theory has developed and changed over the years.
> “Despite its name, the big bang theory is not really a theory of a
> bang at all. It is really only a theory of the aftermath of a bang.”
> -Alan Guth
> Originally the big bang theory was that because we are in an
> expanding, cooling universe we could extrapolate backwards to a point
> of infinite density, a singularity, that the universe exploded from.
> But evidence has shown that idea to be wrong.
> The inflation had to come first, creating a hot universe of matter and
> radiation (quark-gluon plasma). This in turn created what we see today.
> Detailed description here:
So, Yes, it is.
Is there a (new) name then, for the event that started it all, before
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