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Existence of space

  1. Feb 16, 2016 #1
    Hi. I think there has been research about the idea that time may not exist on the very fundamental level of reality. Does anyone know if space exists at that same level? I have read somewhere that at the Planck level, which is the smallest level physicists have gone to, time and distance drop out of the mathematical equations.
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  3. Feb 16, 2016 #2


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    Read where? We can't explain what you've read if we don't know what it is.
  4. Feb 16, 2016 #3


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    Its possible - but its highly speculative.

    Since we know space and time don't exist independently and we really have space-time if time is emergent its a pretty safe bet space is as well.

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