God Not Necessary for Big Bang: Scientists
But that doesn't mean there is no God
By Evann Gastaldo, Newser Staff
Posted Jun 26, 2012 2:05 PM CDT
This recent photo provided by NASA and the European Space Agency, and captured by the Hubble Space Telescope, shows the deepest image of the universe ever taken in near-infrared light.   (AP Photo/NASA, European Space Agency)

(Newser) – The Big Bang could have brought the universe into existence whether or not God exists, researchers said at the recent SETICon 2 conference. "The Big Bang could've occurred as a result of just the laws of physics being there," said one astrophysicist. "With the laws of physics, you can get universes." That means, basically, that something could have come from nothing, Space.com notes—and though it may not make sense to us instinctually, our instincts weren't designed to understand astrophysics and quantum mechanics—in which random fluctuations can indeed produce something (energy, matter) out of nothing.

"Quantum mechanical fluctuations can produce the cosmos," added an astronomer. "If you would just, in this room, just twist time and space the right way, you might create an entirely new universe. It's not clear you could get into that universe, but you would create it. So it could be that this universe is merely the science fair project of a kid in another universe. I don't know how that affects your theological leanings, but it is something to consider." The astrophysicist added that just because the Big Bang could have occurred without God does not mean God doesn't exist: "I don't think you can use science to either prove or disprove the existence of God."

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DovHenis
Jul 30, 2012 3:06 PM CDT
What Big Banged To Produce The Universe From : http://universe-life.com/2011/12/10/eotoe-embarrassingly-obvious-theory-of-everything/ A commonsensible conjecture is that Universe Contraction is initiated following the Big-Bang event, as released moving gravitons (energy) start reconverting to mass (gravity) and eventually returning to black holes, steadily leading to the re-formation of The Universe Singularity, simultaneously with the inflation and expansion, i.e. that universal expansion and contraction are going on simultaneously. Conjectured implications are that the Universe is a product of A Single Universal Black Hole with an extremely brief singularity of ALL the gravitons of the universe, which is feasible and possible and mandated because gravitation is a very weak force due to the small size of the gravitons, the primal mass-energy particles of the universe. This implies also that when all the mass of the presently expanding universe is consumed by the present black holes, expansion will cease and be replaced with empansion back to THE Single Universal Black Hole. Dov Henis (comments from 22nd century) http://universe-life.com/ tags: big bang, mass energy, gravity, inflation expansion, singularity, black hole
Glenn5
Jun 28, 2012 8:00 AM CDT
That which can be asserted without evidence can be dismissed without evidence.
ecoldwell
Jun 27, 2012 9:24 PM CDT
Throughout the ages people have tried to use science to prove or disprove existence of God. Can't be done ;)