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the expression for de brogle wavelength of anything is found by intermixing E=pc and E=hv, that tells that the mass of anything is the measure of less de brogle wavelenth..so as the speed of something increases, its de brogle wavelength decreases and hence mass increases. So, the big bang singularity had no de brogle wavelength.. so what is the point finding a theory connecting GR and QM to explain a singularity ?
 one year ago
 one year ago
I have a question... the expression for de brogle wavelength of anything is found by intermixing E=pc and E=hv, that tells that the mass of anything is the measure of less de brogle wavelenth..so as the speed of something increases, its de brogle wavelength decreases and hence mass increases. So, the big bang singularity had no de brogle wavelength.. so what is the point finding a theory connecting GR and QM to explain a singularity ?
 one year ago
 one year ago

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UnkleRhaukusBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
why do you say that the singularity had no wavelength ?
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TarunRainaBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
exactly as unklerhaukus said, how would you know that big bang singularity had no wavelength every thing exhibits dual nature so would it have too
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nkamranBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
It had infinite mass, and de brogle wavelength is inversely proportional to mass, so it comes out to be zero.
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ghaziBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
it is not zero , it tends to zero
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nkamranBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
in the same way, as we tend to understand singularity ?
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egenrietherBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I've never considered the wave nature of the singularity. In what space would it have done its "waving"? Waves also require the passage of time to undulate. Where was this time? Neat question nkamran......
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TheProfBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
. Do you not know that all known physics 'break down' at a singularity? U+E=0
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MashyBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
singularity is the physicists way of saying "i have no clue what the heck it is" :P..
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nkamranBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
my point here is that why are people in search for a theory of quantum gravity ? what is the reason ? there is no wave nature, no probability of anything else to happen, ...infinitely high temperature...etc...
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MashyBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
what you mean there is no wave nature?! :O
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nkamranBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
no de brogle wavelength associated...
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CreAtivSpelErrBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
My understanding is that a theory of quantum gravity would allow are understanding to be pushed back closer to the singularity than we can do now. It's worth pursuing because it extends our knowledge, not because it resolves all the questions.
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mathavrajBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
i think the idea of assuming a wavelength or whatever to the singuarity is itself meaningless...
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gleemBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Singularities arise from formalisms that are used to explain various phenomena. They are not intentionally introduced. They are undesirable physically. There is a belief that singularities indicate a weakness of a theory. Physicists are now trying to quantize space so that one two objects can't get too close.
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nkamranBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
hmm...that is a nice answer, others were just repeating the question..I already know that a wavelength associated with singularity is meaningless, I wanted to know the answer that quantum gravity would provide, this answer and the one given by creativespeller make sense
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