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Would super-conducting of space itself create electromagnet fields?

  1. Aug 22, 2009 #1
    Note, that I'm just asking for opinion. I do not fully know everything about everything - I am still in school and I am yet to develop the never-ending knowledge that you guys on here posses.

    Would super-conducting of space itself create electromagnet fields? Space in the context is being referred to as before the "big-bang". Considering there was no sun at the time, the temperature would have been cold enough.

    Secondly, if the big-bang theory was actually real. Then could the magnetic fields, gravity, etc be created through the use of super-conductivity? Noting that super-conductivity can also be caused through extreme temperatures - the first millions of years being 18 times hotter than the sun.
     
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  3. Aug 30, 2009 #2

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    Superconductivity (as we define it) is a property of matter.

    http://hyperphysics.phy-astr.gsu.edu/hbase/solids/scond.html

    http://hyperphysics.phy-astr.gsu.edu/hbase/solids/supcon.html#c1

    http://superconductors.org/

    We don't know the conditions before the Big Bang. All we know is that something happened a long time ago. We can try a extrapolate back to way-back-when based on the present day evidence and the physics we know, but we can't know what the conditions were when whatever happened happened.

    At extremely high temperatures, where atoms are ionized into bare nuclei and electrons, that state is a plasma and electric and magnetic fields are due to the charge of the nuclei and electrons, and their motions.
     
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