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Nothing surprises me these days

DavidDavid A human residing in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. Ancestral territory of the Erie, Haudenosaunee, Huron-Wendat, Mississauga and Neutral First Nations Veteran

According to this article "nothing" can be defined as some electric fields. %1$s&aoh=16636464379850&csi=0&referrer=

I often see scientific articles talking about the possibility of more than one universe and the idea of a literal nothing. Strange because I always thought "nothing" would include a lack of electric fields and that there could only be one all-inclusive set.

If there is more than one of these space/time expansions together in a kind of foam or something, it would mean the universe is bigger than we thought, not that there is more than one universe, right?

What is your definition of "nothing" and "universe"?


  • The beauty of good science: being able to go beyond fixed schemes and keep dwelling into the unknown of our complex and mysterious reality!

    The universe is our stage of action, where the necessary elements according to some rules and chaos can manifest itself. Sometimes it can be referred as reality.

    Nothing is a bit more complicated for me to define. I was going to say it was the absence of...but then there is nothing -haha semantics!- absent if you can then create matter out of nothing. Perhaps a stage of dormancy / hidden or hibernating activity?

  • What is your definition of "nothing" and "universe"?

    Ah ha! The easy ones first.

    A universe is a space in which nothing has escaped into. Even if only the dream of nothing.

    Nothing can not occur because something 'outside' of it does exist. Time even if eternal is not without existence. And as someone knows there are many infinities …

  • JeroenJeroen Luminous beings are we, not this crude matter Netherlands Veteran

    The imagination conjures up endless wonders, but not all of them are worth contemplating. I keep my mind corralled to the things the senses can confirm, and even then I wonder if I am being too generous.

  • federicafederica Seeker of the clear blue sky... Its better to remain silent and be thought a fool, than to speak out and remove all doubt Moderator

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