The Beginning of Everything -- The Big Bang

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  • Published: 03 March 2014
  • How did everything get started?

    Has the universe a beginning or was it here since forever? Well, evidence suggests that there was indeed a starting point to this universe we are part of right now. But how can this be? How can something come from nothing? And what about time? We don't have all the answers yet so let's talk about what we know.

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    • Soymatze
      Soymatze  2 weeks back

      As a Belgian, I am shocked.
      Not only don't you know that Einstein himself refuted the idea of an expending universe at first,
      0:22 you even wrongfully give credit to Hubble, even though it was Georges Lemaître, a Belgian priest who actually dicovered this.,.
      I mean, discovering and providing evidence to support a claim, isn't the same.,.

    • A Kh
      A Kh  3 weeks back

      Have those who disbelieved not considered that the heavens and the earth were a joined entity, then We separated them, and made from water every living thing?  Then will they not believe?” (Quran 21:30)

    • Fnaf Farts Animations
      Fnaf Farts Animations  1 months back

      @Tyler B I believe you :)

    • Tyler B
      Tyler B  1 months back

      Fnaf Farts Animations I don't believe the Big Bang theory is Biblical. For example, the Bible says that the Earth was created before the stars. However, the Big Bang theory says that the stars were created before the Earth.
      I also don't believe the Big Bang is scientific. If the Big Bang theory is true, then all the matter in the universe should have been mostly evenly distributed. However, the matter in our universe is very "lumpy". There are huge spaces in the universe where there is literally nothing, and other spaces with billions of stars and planets packed together.

    • Fnaf Farts Animations
      Fnaf Farts Animations  1 months back

      @Tyler B Yeah I never believed in that crap but maybe if it was real it must have been made by god. I'm a Christian so that option might be possible for it, else there is nothing to prove it.

  • skabbymuff111
    skabbymuff111  33 minutes back

    Incredible, beautiful and inspiring and absolutely puzzling and then terrifying all at once, as usual. Thankyou.

    • Daniel Moore
      Daniel Moore  2 hours back

      We are the universe

      • ParaEwie
        ParaEwie  2 hours back

        God caused the big bang (I am one of those people who Try to bring peace between religion and science, in fact the only scientific theory I don't believe in is evolution)

        • Lucas T. C.
          Lucas T. C.  9 hours back

          make one telling the beggining through the end of the universe

          • Dr. Anonymous
            Dr. Anonymous  9 hours back

            What if universe is an organism and we are its microbiome???

            • Bold Leaf
              Bold Leaf  14 hours back

              3:11 But wait this is much faster than the speed of light. Can someone explain?

              • Bold Leaf
                Bold Leaf  9 hours back

                @Hilmar Zonneveld Oh thanks for your answer

              • Hilmar Zonneveld
                Hilmar Zonneveld  10 hours back

                And the Universe is STILL expanding faster than the speed of light.
                Things moving in space are limited to moving at the speed of light or less.
                In the case of an expanding Universe, space itself is expanding - which apparently doesn't contradict the Theory of Relativity.

            • elvatoz
              elvatoz  14 hours back

              "Energy manifested itself" = 🤦🏾‍♂️
              Big bang is a joke!

              • elvatoz
                elvatoz  5 hours back

                @Hilmar Zonneveld sure buddy 🤦🏾‍♂️

              • Hilmar Zonneveld
                Hilmar Zonneveld  10 hours back

                No, it's not "a joke" - there is very good evidence for the Big Bang.

            • Νικολας Ντουλιας

              So you could say that the entire universe was inside the singularity of a super massive black hole that held everything inside it and decayed? I mean that after 'a lot' of time everything was gathered into black holes that united into the biggest and only one in the universe and then blew up after decaying releasing everything in the universe at once creating a new one.And the cycle goes on. So multiverses?

              • golden86
                golden86  18 hours back

                *"We are shaped by the universe to be its consciousness. We tell the universe what it is." Terry Pratchett*

                • Nebulous
                  Nebulous  22 hours back

                  You really can't consider it a "beginning of everything" you're merely describing a different phase in existence.

                  • Hilmar Zonneveld
                    Hilmar Zonneveld  10 hours back

                    Yeah; I find that part quite misleading. Nobody really knows what (if anything) happened BEFORE the Big Bang.

                • Scott Hamilton
                  Scott Hamilton  22 hours back

                  Sorry to disappoint, Big Bang never happened.
                  God created the entire universe and it can be proved by discovery's
                  That have been made right here on Earth.

                  • Hilmar Zonneveld
                    Hilmar Zonneveld  10 hours back

                    _God created the entire universe and it can be proved by discovery's_ - Well, then, please go ahead! Prove it!

                • Barry Burns
                  Barry Burns  1 days back

                  Many cosmologists don't actually believe the singularity part at the very beginning but rather the moments following where our equations *don't* break down.

                  • Hilmar Zonneveld
                    Hilmar Zonneveld  23 hours back

                    Yeah; the singularity is generally accepted to indicate a breakdown of General Relativity (under certain extreme conditions).

                • Jezabel Genesis
                  Jezabel Genesis  1 days back

                  The big bang wasn't the beginning tho, it was the beginning of our universe, but not of everything.

                  • Jezabel Genesis
                    Jezabel Genesis  23 hours back

                    @Hilmar Zonneveld yea

                  • Jezabel Genesis
                    Jezabel Genesis  23 hours back

                    @Hilmar Zonneveld yes, cause if there were one we would've spotted one with hubble.

                  • Hilmar Zonneveld
                    Hilmar Zonneveld  23 hours back

                    @Jezabel Genesis
                    I would rather forget about this "Mathusalem star", which I don't consider particularly significant.
                    In any case, the Big Bang is only the beginning of the Universe as we know it; it seems likely that the Universe existed in SOME form BEFORE the Big Bang. We simply don't know all the details yet, because our current knowledge of physics breaks down under certain extreme conditions.

                  • Jezabel Genesis
                    Jezabel Genesis  23 hours back

                    @Hilmar Zonneveld exactly, this would make the universe older as we know it.

                  • Hilmar Zonneveld
                    Hilmar Zonneveld  23 hours back

                    ​@Jezabel Genesis
                    _Also another theory might be that there is a wormhole_ - Yeah, well; I wouldn't base such a wild hypothesis on a single calculation of a star's age, which has a fairly large margin of error.

                • AXZOR
                  AXZOR  1 days back

                  BEfore the big bang, there was the big crunch, and before that.... there was a whole new universe

                  • MrSaid88
                    MrSaid88  1 days back

                    What happened is Allah created everything

                    • Vasiliki Pitsilou
                      Vasiliki Pitsilou  1 days back

                      2:35 considering that the universe expanded to a billion kilometers in a second, that means that the universe "travelled" half billion km/s which is equal to 500.000.000km/s. Light speed is 3*10^8m/s=300.000km/s, so the universe moved faster than the speed of light. Right?

                      • Hilmar Zonneveld
                        Hilmar Zonneveld  23 hours back

                        @Vasiliki Pitsilou Yeah; sort of.

                      • Vasiliki Pitsilou
                        Vasiliki Pitsilou  23 hours back

                        @Hilmar Zonneveld hmm. So in a way, it is wrong to say that light speed is the highest speed in the universe. It is still though, the highest speed of anything but the universe itself.

                      • Hilmar Zonneveld
                        Hilmar Zonneveld  23 hours back

                        Yes, that is correct. And it is STILL expanding faster than the speed of light - meaning that objects that are very far away move away from us very quickly.
                        Think of this as a speed limit for objects moving WITHIN SPACE - but in this case, space itself is expanding.

                    • شيخ جوجل
                      شيخ جوجل  1 days back

                      So basically I'm the universe experiencing someone else experience the universe....

                      • Anshu Verma
                        Anshu Verma  1 days back

                        Since, there are many heavenly bodies in the universe.There may be many unverse.

                        • Michaela Hutto
                          Michaela Hutto  1 days back

                          How can someone believe this crap 😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂

                          • Hilmar Zonneveld
                            Hilmar Zonneveld  23 hours back

                            People believe this "crap" because there is very good evidence for the Big Bang.

                          • Master Zapple
                            Master Zapple  1 days back

                            Every single intelligent species in the world?

                        • Austin Jaeger
                          Austin Jaeger  2 days back

                          I really hope reincarnation isn't real. It would suck to be reborn as one of these ignorant mongs in this comment section saying stuff like "god did it!".

                          • big luk
                            big luk  2 days back

                            "the universe is all there is" THAT IS FUCKING CRAZY TO THINK ABOUT BRUH

                            • Jay Ave
                              Jay Ave  2 days back

                              The big bang is an illusion. The universe came into existence the first day you were self aware. Death is a human construct just like the word nothingness.

                              • Habib 272
                                Habib 272  2 days back

                                ini big bang oh

                              • garymun420
                                garymun420  2 days back

                                Everyone has it wrong anyone watching this video please understand everything is a vortex or layman's terms tornado inverted backwards tornadoeither way every atom rolls out against every other atom in a tour nautic vector of magnetic propulsion depending on variating magnetic field compilation in layman's terms blow out a puff of smoke and then see the toronado electro spin that is given by gravitational pulls and pushes please understand what I'm trying to say and if somebody can put it in more educated terms please announce yourself or at least refer to me for further enquiries into my theories I believe I have some uneducated answers to the simplest question why are we we are here to experience experience what anyting anyting anyting

                                • Joshi Nirav
                                  Joshi Nirav  2 days back

                                  And here we are killing each other because of race, religion or green coloured paper

                                  • Olivia Sharon
                                    Olivia Sharon  2 days back

                                    it all started with God

                                    • Hilmar Zonneveld
                                      Hilmar Zonneveld  23 hours back

                                      Olivia, what makes you think that a god was involved? Or that a god even exists?

                                    • Master Zapple
                                      Master Zapple  1 days back

                                      Keep what you believe in secret, for some people that sounds stupid.

                                  • Olivia Sharon
                                    Olivia Sharon  2 days back

                                    he is wrong

                                    • CobraElDiablo
                                      CobraElDiablo  2 days back

                                      Ouch, the beginning of the universe wasn't nothing, it was a singularity, they are not nothing.

                                      • we humans need nothing but Peace&joy
                                        we humans need nothing but Peace&joy  2 days back

                                        Yea but the question is what was before the singularity I'd say it was only pure energy that manifested itself into matter magically thru God but nah it was just an miracle😅

                                    • Navin Kumar
                                      Navin Kumar  3 days back

                                      The more we know, less we know. .
                                      Knowledge brings fear. . .

                                      • TheRealToasʇ
                                        TheRealToasʇ  3 days back

                                        *you can make a religion out of this*

                                        • Dustin Taylor
                                          Dustin Taylor  3 days back

                                          What if the universe was a loop in all directions. If you go far enough in one direction (very very very far) you'll eventually end up in the same place. Probably unlikely but I like the idea.

                                          • Stone
                                            Stone  4 days back

                                            Christians: GoD cReAtEd ThE uNiVeRsE

                                            • Trini Scenes
                                              Trini Scenes  4 days back

                                              What?

                                              • João Sal
                                                João Sal  4 days back

                                                "We are the universe's way of experiencing itself" big quote man

                                                • CdHanz钦
                                                  CdHanz钦  5 days back

                                                  god or science(big bang)?

                                                • Omar omre
                                                  Omar omre  5 days back

                                                  LAAILAAHA ILLALLAH

                                                  • webgeunius
                                                    webgeunius  5 days back

                                                    FAKE NEWS

                                                  • Esther Ng
                                                    Esther Ng  5 days back

                                                    I think this is called steady state theory?

                                                    • Hilmar Zonneveld
                                                      Hilmar Zonneveld  3 days back

                                                      No, steady state is an alternative to the Big Bang, one which ALSO involves an expanding Universe. This idea has been disproved in the meantime, by observational evidence.

                                                  • Valon Selmani
                                                    Valon Selmani  5 days back

                                                    Is this what happened to Fortnite? I believe so!

                                                    • kvnmcinturff1
                                                      kvnmcinturff1  6 days back

                                                      In the Beginning God.....

                                                      • Hilmar Zonneveld
                                                        Hilmar Zonneveld  3 days back

                                                        There is no reason to assume that a god was involved.

                                                      • Pero
                                                        Pero  4 days back

                                                        So you already have several problems on your hands: Which beginning - the absolute beginning that we don't know happened? How did God exist before the beginning or at the beginning?

                                                      • PD
                                                        PD  5 days back

                                                        And you know this... how exactly?

                                                    • BubbaRuff
                                                      BubbaRuff  6 days back

                                                      "Today a young man on acid discovered that all matter is simply energy condensed to a slower vibration, that we are all one consciousness experiencing itself subjectively, there's no osuch thing as death, life is only a dream and we are the imaginations of ourselves. Here's Tom with the weather."
                                                      -Bill Hicks

                                                    • Random EditJobs
                                                      Random EditJobs  6 days back

                                                      What was before that singularity? What happens at the end? Then what?

                                                      Pffft...so the singularity was everything but nothing?

                                                      • Hilmar Zonneveld
                                                        Hilmar Zonneveld  3 days back

                                                        _What was before that singularity?_ - Nobody really knows. In fact, the idea of a "singularity" is very dubious - the very fact that General Relativity predicts such a singularity probably means there is something wrong with the theory. Mind you, it has worked great so far, but it is expected to break down under extreme conditions.

                                                    • Logan Zhao
                                                      Logan Zhao  6 days back

                                                      This was the first video with the ducks instead of bears and thank god they changed it

                                                      • Stephen 1982
                                                        Stephen 1982  6 days back

                                                        What if every black hole creates a smaller universe? Is that possible? Am I just too stupid to come up with these ideas?

                                                        • Part time Job
                                                          Part time Job  6 days back

                                                          I saw a thread on Twitter and i needed to back up my statement

                                                          • Robert Mathisen
                                                            Robert Mathisen  6 days back

                                                            This is a theory that Albert Einstein didn't believe in...at all. This video doesn't cover a LOT of details. We've been told in schools that this IS how the universe was created (in school systems that are said to not teach religion....religion=beliefs. And, now people believe in Big Bang Theory).....When watching this video, did you question if you believe in this, or did you watch it with the mindset "This is True!"??...Levels of certainty in this theory are what I find to be most concerning.

                                                            • Matthew Goodfriend
                                                              Matthew Goodfriend  5 days back

                                                              Whether he believed this theory or not isn't relevant to the information.

                                                            • Robert Mathisen
                                                              Robert Mathisen  6 days back

                                                              @Pero Hmmmm, no shit! I didn't know the differences of the 2. Solid explanation.

                                                            • Pero
                                                              Pero  6 days back

                                                              @Robert Mathisen Haha yeah I knew you didn't mean the TV show.

                                                              The Big Bang Theory is the leading explanation about how the universe developed. It's based on many observation and sciences, one of the more important observations is the phenomenon of the expansion of spacetime - that the universe is expanding and did so in the past. Those are facts. The expansion from a smaller more dense state is what we call the Big Bang.

                                                            • Robert Mathisen
                                                              Robert Mathisen  6 days back

                                                              @Pero For the record, I'm not thinking about/referring to the TV show. Just want to make that clear. To my understanding, the Big Bang Theory is a theory about the Big Bang. Is that correct?

                                                            • Pero
                                                              Pero  6 days back

                                                              @Robert Mathisen The Big Bang and the Big Bang theory/cosmological model aren't the same thing. You don't seem to realize that. That's why I'm assuming you don't really understand what you are talking about..

                                                          • Robert Mathisen
                                                            Robert Mathisen  6 days back

                                                            Don't throw Einstein's name in here within the first 20 sec as if he supported the Big Bang Theory. He didn't believe in it...at all.

                                                            • Hilmar Zonneveld
                                                              Hilmar Zonneveld  3 days back

                                                              Einstein's personal beliefs about this are sort of irrelevant. The point is that his contributions have helped us better understand how the Universe works.

                                                            • Matthew Goodfriend
                                                              Matthew Goodfriend  5 days back

                                                              Don't make assumptions about their intent in mentioning Einstein... They made no claim he believed it. They simply said "Until Einstein's theory of relativity gave us a better understanding of gravity" annnd promptly moved on.