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Anonymous asked in Science & MathematicsAstronomy & Space · 9 years ago

If the big bang really happened how do you explain why?

Why there are no pictures or videos of any evidence???

There are zero photos of any actual evidence like red shift,

cosmic microwave background radiation,etc?

12 Answers

  • Jimmy
    Lv 6
    9 years ago
    Favorite Answer

    Scientists have been working on this question ever since they came up with the theory. So far there is no known explanation of how it got started.

  • 9 years ago

    There is evidence, that's why it's a theory. When there is no evidence, discussion of an idea is referred to as conjecture or speculation. Evidence makes it a theory.

    The evidence is the background radiation, which we observe with radio telescopes. It's what's "left over" from the big bang.

    What I think happens is that the universe expands to a certain point and then the expansion becomes contraction. Like if you dropped 10 ants on a big balloon and they scattered across the surface. They'd get farther apart until they crossed the equator of the balloon and then they begin coming back together on the other side. The universe could be constantly expanding (which starts with a big bang) and contracting over and over again. It's always done this. There was no beginning, there is no end.

    There's no reason why either. This is just the way it is.

  • Anonymous
    9 years ago

    the observations which are "photos" is the red shift and cosmic microwave. in microwave the detector responds to the kind of stuff in a microwave oven it does not make a picture

    the BB is a theory or best guess based on what we know of the laws of physics in the universe combined with the best math

    NOBODY KNOWS what came before or happened 'outside" the universe, how could they?

    the idea is consistent with observations of stars, the properties of light, Einstein's general relativity and other topics. it is NOT "proven"

    Source(s): how science thinks
  • Anonymous
    9 years ago

    There are no photos or evidence because the Big bang happened MORE THAN 9 BILLION YEARS BEFORE THE SOLAR SYSTEM EXISTED. You can't film something that 13.7 BILLION years before your species existed.

    There ARE photos of the red shift. What ARE YOU TALKING ABOUT? Just because you do not understand the evidence does not mean that the evidence does not exist.

    Why the cosmic background radiation exists? THAT"S THE EVIDENCE THAT THE BIG BANG REALLY DID HAPPEN. Your question makes no sense, because it is based on misinterpretation or intentional circular reasoning, which just means you don't understand or want to understand what you are talking about, the Big Bang. You just want to pick online arguments to get personal attention online.

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  • 9 years ago

    You cant take a picture of something that happened before our planet was even made.

    and yeah, there are pictures and evidence, but i guess that you could call the big bang A THEORY.

    Think of it like this:

    Edwin Hubble noticed that the universe was expanding, which means that the universe was once NOT EXISTING.

    Like going back in time, the universe gets smaller and smaller until there was nothing at all.

    hope that helps ^^

  • 9 years ago

    I cannot explain why. I don't think anyone can explain why. But we can certainly explain that it occurred, according to the evidence that is available to us. There are plenty of images of the red shift:

    There are also plenty of images of the cosmic microwave background radiation:

    These may not be what you expected. They do not look like stars or planets. They look like computer data. Most astronomers today use data like this, not photographs of stars and galaxies. That's because they can learn more from data that shows, for example, the light spectrum from a distant galaxy, or the low level radiation that blankets the entire visible sky. This is what photographic evidence of red shift and CMB radiation look like. You may not understand it. That's OK, but you should perhaps try to understand it before you get too critical.

  • 9 years ago

    There are no photographs of these phenomena for the same reason that there are no photographs of sound or taste. Spectroscopy (for measuring redshift) and radio telescopes (for measuring the CMBR) are handy, though.

  • 9 years ago

    What 'photos' do you expect to see? Honestly, some people are so clueless it boggles the mind.

  • Anonymous
    9 years ago

    You cant take pictures of radiation, its invisible. *lost ten points in faith in humanity*

  • Anonymous
    9 years ago

    Started out Of nothing is Hard to Explain.

    My theory is that Everything Black Holes "Swallow" Goes to a New Universe :/ To Be Honest Is Hard

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