Skip to comments.Can Quantum Mechanics Produce a Universe from Nothing?
Posted on 07/18/2013 10:36:09 AM PDT by kimtom
According to the First Law of Thermodynamics, nothing in the Universe (i.e., matter or energy) can pop into existence from nothing (see Miller, 2013). All of the scientific evidence points to that conclusion. So, the Universe could not have popped into existence before the alleged big bang (an event which we do not endorse). Therefore, God must have created the Universe.
One of the popular rebuttals by the atheistic community is that quantum mechanics could have created the Universe. In 1905, Albert Einstein proposed the idea of mass-energy equivalence, resulting in the famous equation, E = mc2 (1905). We now know that matter can be converted to energy, and vice versa. However, energy and mass are conserved, in keeping with the First Law. In the words of the famous evolutionary astronomer, Robert Jastrow, [T]he principle of the conservation of matter and energy states that matter and energy can be neither created nor destroyed. Matter can be converted into energy, and vice versa, but the total amount of all matter and energy in the Universe must remain unchanged forever (1977, p. 32). The idea of matter-energy conversion led one physicist to postulate, in essence, that the cosmic egg that exploded billions of years ago in the alleged big bangcommencing the creation of the Universecould have come into existence as an energy-to-matter conversion.
In 1973, physicist Edward Tryon of the Hunter College of the City University of New York published a paper in the British science journal Nature titled, Is the Universe a Vacuum Fluctuation? He proposed the idea that the Universe could be a large scale ........
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It seems Ben Bernanke, Obama et al can create fiscal solvency, seemingly. So why not create something from a nothing nothingness. Already been done.
If the laws of quantum mechanics existed: Who created the law? And why would creating laws which led to the initial singularity make God any less great than He is?
Arguing against materialism is ultimately an argument God, who uses material agencies, including law and meta law, and physics and metaphysics, to achieve His ends.
Multiple cosmologists (like Avi Loeb at Harvard Univerity) say that the universe had a beginning and will come to an end.
So they are asking that for now we take this on....faith?
Like I said before, that which is to be confirmed must first be tested, and that which is tested must first be observed.
But how do you observe matter that is non-existent?
O the depth of the riches both of the wisdom and knowledge of God! how unsearchable are his judgments, and his ways past finding out! Rom. 11:33
philosopher, Billy Preston sang, Nothing from nothing leaves nothing.....”
...or’ “you gotta’ have something........”
It’s only been done once that I know of................
The “answer” is “No,” in the author’s opinion; and he is mistaken.
And the cat s would be both dead and alive at the same time...............
“What happens ultimately to the scientific method?”
It’s as dead as the constitution, its all
scientific consensus now. No facts or proof needed,
just a bunch of ignorant jacka$$es with PhD’s who
agree. To them even honorary PhD’s count.
where would you put the litter box?
(or are these feral cats?)
Hope springs eternal. BEEP!
LOL. Good one.
Infinite regression of matter is logically fallacious.
The Steady-State theory is toast.
The universe had a beginning. The end of it (some 100 trillion years from now according to cosmologists will subatomic particles breaking apart and then - static).
...in an infinite number of boxes...............
>>>Once a universe exists, within that universe, you cant create something from nothing.
In other words, once we grant that One Big Miracle occurred, then we can grant a non-miraculous, fully knowable, universe comprising matter and energy.
“In 1973, physicist Edward Tryon of the Hunter College of the City University of New York published a paper in the British science journal Nature titled, Is the Universe a Vacuum Fluctuation?”
Well, in 1953 Philip K. Dick wrote “The Trouble With Bubbles”, which explores the problems of such Quantum Monkey-wrenching...
Gravity is the absence of space.
Space is the absence of gravity..................
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