Passage in question here: “In the beginning, everything in existence is thought to have occupied a single infinitely dense point, or singularity.”
But I believe I have been educated (here and elsewhere) to understand that the above sentence is false. Yet here I see it again repeated at what I think is a respectable site, right?
Is it false or not?
What I’ve been taught in the last few years is that the view is actually that everything in existence once existed in an infinitely dense state*, but not all at a single point.
Is that right?
*Whether it was actually infinite or some kind of ‘divide by zero’ infinite I’m not sure–if actually then I am not sure how it is possible for it to have made any kind of transition to non-infinite but this is a digression.