Big Bang Theory- Infinite Energy
Name: ankur srivastava
Date: 1993 - 1999
I have a question regarding the big bang theory. If the universe is
constantly expanding, as it is believed to be doing, then it would take infinite
energy to expand. If all that energy came from a finite area (which the big
bang theory states), then how is it possible that infinite energy can come from a finite space?
But why do you believe that infinite energy is required for the
expansion? Also, why do believe that energy is conserved when a universe is
If the universe expands forever, it is actually infinite in extent so
a finite energy density can add up to an infinite energy. But the energy ( total
) of the Universe need not be conserved !
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