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"Rewriting' the Big Bang theory -- a personal perspective

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In quantum graphity, the early universe is a state represented by a graph in which every node is connected to every other, a complete graph, as per the image below. Because of this, the shortest path between any two nodes is only one hop. As the universe cools, the links between the nodes begin to break. As these links break, the shortest path between two nodes is no longer just one hop, but two, three, four hops, and so on. As different pairs of nodes are separated by different number hops, the notion of distance and hence space emerges... If it was found to be correct, it would radically change our understanding of the origins of the universe, including its earliest moments, which the current theory of the Big Bang cannot explain... If it proves correct then it will highlight a new and richer understanding of our universe and its origins.

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The clearly visible bump around 126 gigaelectronvo... by Kyle McDermott on Saturday, Sep 1, 2012 at 5:06:24 PM