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White Holes created our Universe

  1. Jan 12, 2014 #1
    In general relativity, a white hole, is a hypothetical region of space-time which cannot be entered from the outside; but matter and light can escape from it. In this sense, it is the reverse of a black hole, which can be entered from the outside, but from which nothing, including light, has the ability to escape.

    In quantum mechanics, the black hole emits Hawking radiation and so can come to thermal equilibrium with a gas of radiation. Because a thermal-equilibrium state is time-reversal-invariant, Stephen Hawking argued that the time reverse of a black hole in thermal equilibrium is again a black hole in thermal equilibrium. This implies that black holes and white holes are the same object.

    The possibility of the existence of white holes was put forward by I. Novikov in 1964. White holes are predicted as part of a solution to the Einstein field equations known as the maximally extended version of the Schwarzschild metric describing an eternal black hole with no charge and no rotation.

    When a black hole forms, a big bang may occur at the core, which would create a new universe that expands outside of the parent universe.

    Could the Big Bang itself be a white hole. Could our universe have been created as a result of another universe being devoured by a black hole?

    The emergence of a white hole, which was named a 'Small Bang', is spontaneous—all the matter was ejected at a single pulse. Thus, unlike black holes, white holes cannot be continuously observed—rather their effect can only be detected around the event itself.

    How many of you support this theory and should we work on identifying a new group of gamma-ray bursts that may be associated with white holes.
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    This is unsupportable personal speculation.
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    From wiki:

    It's kind of hard to support a hypothesis involving an object that has no known way of coming into existence.
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