May 11th, 2016, 09:57 PM  #1 
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Was the big bang singularity "local" or "global"?

May 12th, 2016, 03:55 PM  #2 
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Global  the whole universe started.

May 12th, 2016, 09:22 PM  #3 
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At least our universe.

May 13th, 2016, 02:28 AM  #4 
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May 13th, 2016, 03:22 AM  #5 
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If it happened, was it not both local and global?

May 14th, 2016, 10:09 PM  #6 
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Would an external observer see it as local?

December 1st, 2016, 11:19 AM  #7 
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Linroc and Yee coauthored an article in which they demonstrated that electrons, positrons, and the other leptons were of finite size, not pointlike.

December 1st, 2016, 11:30 AM  #8  
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December 1st, 2016, 08:20 PM  #9 
Senior Member Joined: May 2015 From: Arlington, VA Posts: 346 Thanks: 26 Math Focus: Number theory  Articles about netlike space and finite leptons
L. Yee, CyberArchive 205512.654321 (2015). E. Linroc, L. Yee, Nature 1138, 321 (2016). 
December 2nd, 2016, 02:33 AM  #10 
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