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Space. The final frontier. The biggest mystery that confronts science. But the questions which space poses are not even asked, much less answered.
Theoretical physics has focused almost exclusively on where the energy and matter in the universe comes from, but the real question that has been staring us in the face since Einstein published his first papers on Relativity is “what is space and where does it come from?” It is mind bending when we consider that the matter and energy in the universe seems to have been created at the point of the big bang from absolutely nothing, but a far more interesting concept, and one which is incredibly difficult to get one’s head around is the concept that there must have been a point when space did not exist. 654 more words