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Is the universe truly infinite?

Is the universe truly infinite?

No. We do not know whether the Universe is finite or not. To give you an example, imagine the geometry of the Universe in two dimensions as a plane. It is flat, and a plane is normally infinite.

Is the universe infinite or infinitely expanding?

The universe encompasses everything in existence, from the smallest atom to the largest galaxy; since forming some 13.7 billion years ago in the Big Bang, it has been expanding and may be infinite in its scope.

Is the universe infinite or does it have boundaries?

The universe (observable or otherwise) has no boundary in the physical sense. The universe exists everywhere and and is approximately the same everywhere. The expansion means not that more universe is being created, but that the distance between things and other things, on average, increases.

Does the universe have an end?

The universe, being all there is, is infinitely big and has no edge, so there’s no outside to even talk about. Oh, sure, there’s an outside to our observable patch of the universe. The cosmos is only so old, and light only travels so fast. The current width of the observable universe is about 90 billion light-years.

Do you think the universe is infinite or finite?

The initial answer to whether the universe is infinite or finite is a resounding… we don’t know. What we know with certainty is that the Big Bang occurred 13.8 billion years ago, meaning that is the age of the universe.

Is the universe infinite size or infinite density?

If the universe is infinite is mass and there was a big bang, then at the big bang there was an infinite amount of matter in an infinitely small point. If space expanded at a finite speed then it would still be a finite size, but an infinite amount of mass in a finite space would have infinite density.

Why was the Big Bang an infinite universe?

The key to understanding the ultimate mystery of the universe (The Big Bang) is that it didn’t start from a single point that affected the rest of “space”. All of space was involved in the Big Bang, which had previously been compressed at nearly infinite density.

Is it possible for the universe to go on forever?

That’s a lot of time, but the universe is big enough that scientists are pretty sure that there’s space outside our observable bubble, and that the universe just isn’t old enough yet for that light to have reached us.