Jump to content

Stargazers Lounge Uses Cookies

Like most websites, SGL uses cookies in order to deliver a secure, personalised service, to provide social media functions and to analyse our traffic. Continued use of SGL indicates your acceptance of our cookie policy.

stargazine_ep34_banner.thumb.jpg.28dd32d9305c7de9b6591e6bf6600b27.jpg

BonkingBal

Are the Big bang theory and the infinity of the universe mutually exclusive ?

Recommended Posts

Seems to me that infinite is not well defined, and that something can be infinitely small as well as large, although many seem to assume the latter.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Coming from a computing/coding point of view, infinity is most definately a no no .. ie, N divided by '0', infinity divided by N, etc only leads to computational problems/errors.

Coming from a mathematians point of view, I think they allow for infinity, but as I'm not a mathematician that's all I can say about that one. I never did learn how formulas end with meaningful results when they include a variable of infinity.

Are we really sure we understand what we're really saying when we say 'infinity' ?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Aside from the mathematical description of n/0, maybe infinity is just bigger than we can or are able to measure.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

In some models a single universe could have infinite matter (the inifinite singularity of infinite density is at least mathematically consistsent (either that or you have a finite amount of matter in a singularity of size zero). You could even have infinitely many of them.

But how does relate to what we see as being the 'real life' universe we appear to inhabit ?

Does what our maths tell us agree with what we find in the 'real' universe ?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now

  • Recently Browsing   0 members

    No registered users viewing this page.

×
×
  • Create New...

Important Information

By using this site, you agree to our Terms of Use.