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It's properties, size, weight?

I understand it contained all the matter in the universe but do we know how much matter that amounts to in numerical terms?

I understand it was incredibly unstable so how could it exist in the first place?

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It's properties, size, weight?

I understand it contained all the matter in the universe but do we know how much matter that amounts to in numerical terms?

I understand it was incredibly unstable so how could it exist in the first place?

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It's properties, size, weight?

I understand it contained all the matter in the universe but do we know how much matter that amounts to in numerical terms?

I understand it was incredibly unstable so how could it exist in the first place?

There is no guarantee that a singularity ever actually existed. The standard model for cosmology breaks down past a certain point in the past. This is where the singularity comes from. It is unknown what the exact state the universe was in past that point in time. Perhaps it was a real singularity, or maybe the universe was only compressed to a certain density before "rebounding" and avoiding any singularity, or any of an uncountable number of possibilities. We only use the term "Singularity" because it means that beyond this point we cannot predict what happens using current models.

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