Big bang theory - infinite energy
Name: Ankur Srivastava
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 created?
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!
Jasjeet S Bagla
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