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'A Universe From Nothing' by Lawrence Krauss, AAI 2009

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  • SevSpitak
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    Re: 'A Universe From Nothing' by Lawrence Krauss, AAI 2009

    There is one thing that doesn't make sense. The universe cannot come from nothing. If the "nothing" he describes has the characteristic to be able to become something, then the "nothing" he is talking about is "something." Nothing has no shape, size, color, weight. Nothing is nothing. It has no characteristics. Nothing cannot become something. You cannot have a bucket fill with water without a natural or intelligent force pouring it in. If nothing happens (in the strict sense of nothing), then the content of the bucket will stay the same. If water did happen to fill the bucket, then something did it, not nothing, because as I repeat, nothing cannot have allowed the bucket to fill. The universe cannot come from nothing because if it did, then the starting point is something.

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  • KanadaHye
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    Re: 'A Universe From Nothing' by Lawrence Krauss, AAI 2009

    Originally posted by Haykakan View Post
    I think he knows plenty and i think he used humor well. Religion deserves the criticism it gets, every bit of it and more! I think most people will walk away from this vid with much more knowledge then before they watched it.
    I learned more from watching the last Star Trek movie which was based on genocide.

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  • Haykakan
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    Re: 'A Universe From Nothing' by Lawrence Krauss, AAI 2009

    I think he knows plenty and i think he used humor well. Religion deserves the criticism it gets, every bit of it and more! I think most people will walk away from this vid with much more knowledge then before they watched it.

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  • KanadaHye
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    Re: 'A Universe From Nothing' by Lawrence Krauss, AAI 2009

    This guy should research his speech a bit more. Perhaps focus more on science and less on bashing religion. It takes more than 3000K for the ionization of hydrogen. You would think he'd know that.

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  • Haykakan
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    That was a very informative vid. I knew about much of it already but the theory that our universe is flat i didnt know. I think part of the purpose of religion is to make people feel more significant then they realy are no matter how wrong the bases for such assumptions are. Dark matter and its energy is what i think is going to comprise much of astronomy in the near future.

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  • Muhaha
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    'A Universe From Nothing' by Lawrence Krauss, AAI 2009

    Lawrence Krauss gives a talk on our current picture of the universe, how it will end, and how it could have come from nothing. Krauss is the author of many bestselling books on Physics and Cosmology, including "The Physics of Star Trek."

    Books by Lawrence Krauss:
    http://www.amazon.com/Lawrence-M.-Kra...

    Download Quicktime version
    Small: http://c0116791.cdn.cloudfiles.racksp...
    720p HD: http://c0116791.cdn.cloudfiles.racksp...

    Filmed & Edited by
    JOSH TIMONEN

    The Richard Dawkins Foundation for Reason and Science
    http://richarddawkinsfoundation.org

    Atheist Alliance International
    http://atheistalliance.org

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7ImvlS8PLIo
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