A Hypothesis of The Beginning

By Eric Zachariah

A Hypothesis of The Beginning
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INTRODUCTION

The content of this paper will address the question of dark energy and how its quantity in the universe is ever increasing. It will also address how this could be related to the creation of our universe.

WHERE DARK ENERGY COMES FROM

Current knowledge states that after the big bang, the universe quickly expanded in size and continues to expand at an accelerating pace. ‘What is it expanding into?’, one may ask. Many scientists today debate whether it expands into itself “as the universe is everything”, or if it expands into a “multiverse”.

Now let us presume there is a ‘dark field’ outside of the universe filled with a field of dark energy. In this dark field, dark energy moves around and a large amount of dark energy collides in a way that may be affected by further unknown factors. All this dark energy colliding would be concentrated at one point and may result in the creation of a relatively very dense bubble, which was to be called the universe by a familiar sentient species. This universe stuffed with massive amounts of dark energy would lead to a very very hot environment in which interesting things could happen. Here a large amount of the dark energy started to go under many changes as it pushed outwards in its extreme environment and as more dark energy flooded in, which accelerated the expansion. This massive explosion caused by this occurrence is what we call the “big bang"

Much of the dark energy under these conditions turned to particles called quarks and as things cooled, this energy became the fundamental laws of the universe. The story from here on is one we know so I won't go much further into detail.

Before dismissing this as a far fetched idea, let us look at some things we do know from which this can be derived. It is true we do not know what dark energy is and I do not intend to answer that question. What we do know is that the universe's expansion is driven by this energy and that the universe’s expansion is accelerating. This means that the amount of this energy is increasing and the rate at which it increases is also becoming higher. It’s not a far leap to say that this energy has been driving the universe since the beginning and may have started the expansion in the first place. To put things more clearly, it wouldn’t be entirely illogical to say that dark energy created the universe and continues to drive its expansion today. How dark energy enters our universe is a question of its own. It could be a mere matter of pressure difference or maybe some other unknown forces. It depends on the nature of the boundary of our universe.

This does lead to other questions such as ‘Could this reaction happen again and if so, could the dark energy have evolved differently leading to other universes governed by different laws that scientists who have promoted the multiverse theory have considered?’. One may also ask what is this dark energy contained in if it is moving around in such a manner. The theory of brick’s in which the supposed multiverse is contained in blocks with other multiverses floating in an unknown space. It is true there are many unknowns but it is one that might be worth considering.

PROBABLE METHOD TO PROVE THIS

Even if it is true, how can we prove something like this? One way might be observing places that have conditions similar to the big bang and seeing whether these regions are releasing Cosmic Background Radiation(CBR). It is well known that when matter and antimatter particles collide, they release CBR. If in these conditions the dark energy (which is present in around one third of the space between the particles) does in fact turn into particles it is probable that many of the matter particles and antimatter particles produced may collide and release CBR.

However, there is one drawback. If this paper is in fact true, then we do not know how many intermediate steps there might be before this dark energy becomes matter and antimatter particles. Therefore whether the conditions of such places observable in our universe would be enough to produce the desired effect is present would be difficult to assess.

Thank you for your attention and I ask that you consider the value of this paper open-mindedly.

Eric Zachariah

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