Home > Astronomy, Nature, Physics, Research, Science, Space > What Really Happened Just After The Big Bang?

What Really Happened Just After The Big Bang?

December 15, 2010 Leave a comment Go to comments

“A new test that takes data from several realms of physics could explain what really happened in the first sliver of a second after the Big Bang.

Most cosmologists believe the universe burst from an extremely dense, hot state around 13.7 billion years ago, and has been expanding and cooling ever since. The universe ballooned ridiculously fast in its first moments, doubling in size thousands of times in less than a trillionth of a trillionth of a second.

“That would take a region the size of an atomic nucleus or a proton, and stretch it to a size exponentially greater than our observable universe at present,” said cosmologist Paul Steinhardt of Princeton University. “Superlatives are not enough here. Incredible, remarkable, unbelievable amounts of stretching.””

READ MORE…

Advertisements
  1. No comments yet.
  1. No trackbacks yet.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: