LSU researchers win $250,000 grant to probe origins of the universe

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Parampreet Singh, assistant professor in the LSU Department of Physics & Astronomy, and Peter Diener, assistant research professor in the LSU Center for Computation & Technology and the LSU Department of Physics & Astronomy, recently received a $250,000 grant for a potentially breakthrough proposal hoping to answer questions about the earliest state of the universe. Singh and Diener chose to focus their proposal on the fundamental question regarding the origin of the universe, which has so far eluded scientists. 'The goal is to discover a new theory which avoids the problem of big bang singularity, and also captures all the success of Einstein's theory when gravity is weak,' said Singh. Singh theorizes that our expanding universe did not start from a big bang, but there existed a contracting branch of our universe to which it bounces.

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