Did Time Start at the Big Bang? What Happened before the Big Bang?

SHORT VIDEO CLIPS, 24 May 2021

Matt O’Dowd | PBS Space Time - TRANSCEND Media Service

Our universe started with the big bang. But only for the right definition of “our universe”. And of “started” for that matter. In fact, probably the Big Bang is nothing like what you were taught. Simply fascinating!

In this invigorating PBS segment, New York-based Australian astrophysicist Matt O’Dowd delves into the science and splendor of when time actually began and what that illuminates about the nature of a universe which contains everything we know, including the mind that does the knowing, yet one which we are still getting to know:

In this next segment, O’Dowd considers the possibilities, as presently understood, of what might have happened before the Big Bang:

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