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dancingthemantaray's Avatar Jump to comment 17 by dancingthemantaray

"So if the universe is infinite now, it was infinite to begin with? So did it "big bang" in every part of it, or just "our" part? If only in our part surely the rest of the surrounding universe would have resisted it. If it exploded in every part simultaneously (assuming simultaneity makes sense in an infinite universe) well that must have been some bang! Sorry I just don't see how the universe can be infinite."

Imagine you comprehended only 2 dimensions (well, 3 including time) and were actually running on the surface of a giant sphere, you could never ever reach the end of it, and wouldn't know why. This is kind of how the universe is infinite for us...does that make any sense (not sure I've explained it well)

Sun, 05 Aug 2007 16:14:00 UTC | #58287