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Something must create energy!

  1. Feb 26, 2015 #1
    or am I misinterpreting the start of the big bang? :biggrin:

    "energy is neither created nor destroyed, just transferred" :frown:
     
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  3. Feb 26, 2015 #2
    Yes, short but true! :frown:
     
  4. Feb 26, 2015 #3

    Bandersnatch

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    Not on the cosmological scales.:))
    You're misrepresenting the Big Bang - the theory doesn't include a 'start' in any appreciable sense.:confused:

    o_Oo0):wideeyed:
     
  5. Feb 26, 2015 #4

    DaveC426913

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    The law of conservation of energy does not apply to the universe as a whole.
     
  6. Apr 28, 2015 #5
    Best answer, IMHO.
     
  7. May 2, 2015 #6
    According to Lawrence Krauss, the sum total energy of the universe is zero.
     
  8. May 2, 2015 #7

    Evo

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    The OP has been answered so to avoid misinformation, thread closed.
     
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