How loud was the Big Bang?

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Offline turnipsock

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How loud was the Big Bang?
« on: 16/05/2008 00:44:17 »
How loud was the Big Bang?

If there was nothing, sound doesn't travel in a vacuum, so why is it called the 'Big Bang' if it was silent?

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« Reply #1 on: 16/05/2008 05:29:31 »
How much noise does a tree in the forest make when it falls with no human around? Or the sound of one hand clapping?

There is also the possibility that it was done by David Copperfield with smoke and mirrors (it didn't happen - theory is just that - theory.)
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« Reply #2 on: 16/05/2008 06:36:37 »
How much noise does a tree in the forest make when it falls with no human around?


The same amount of noise it would make if there were lots of people there. D'OH!
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« Reply #3 on: 16/05/2008 13:27:11 »
How much noise does a tree in the forest make when it falls with no human around?


The same amount of noise it would make if there were lots of people there. D'OH!
Good point.
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« Reply #4 on: 16/05/2008 13:28:44 »
i know they should call it the small bang or the no bang.haha

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« Reply #5 on: 16/05/2008 13:32:33 »
i know they should call it the small bang or the no bang.haha
You know how uncreative they are with naming stuff. "Big Red Spot" ha!
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« Reply #6 on: 16/05/2008 14:30:00 »
There is nothing like a scientist with a sense of humour, but don't expect to find many with imagination!!! logic and imagination are in opposite sides of the brain.
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« Reply #7 on: 16/05/2008 16:41:46 »
Good point.
Nothing is absolute. It takes a thousand people to make a stereotype, only one to grind it into the dust.