The big bang theory
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The Big Bang Theory states that the universe started off in a singularity and was immensely dense, hot and held all the energy in the universe. It is important to note that while this amount of energy was extremely vast, it was not infinite.
We do not currently know where the singularity came from, though that in itself is not evidence against the Big Bang, since we still have large amounts of evidence for it. For example, the red shift. The red shift is evidence of galaxies moving further away from each other. This showed that the universe was expanding. Due to this knowledge, we can infer that once the universe was a lot smaller than it was today. Using complex mathematics, physicists worked out that the universe was once so small that it was in a singularity. They also worked out that the rapid expansion of the universe from that singularity was the big bang.
Very early in its history, the whole Universe was very hot. As it expanded, this heat left behind a sort of "glow" that fills the entire Universe. The Big Bang theory not only predicts that this glow should exist, but that it should be visible as microwaves - part of the Electromagnetic Spectrum. This is the Cosmic Microwave Background which has been accurately measured by orbiting detectors, and is very good evidence that the Big Bang theory is correct.
You also mentioned the red shift. I believe that the red shift is being caused by the mass of everything is expanding. See scientists measure how far galaxies are away from us by using frequencies of light given off by the atoms of the galaxies. The farther away the galaxy is the more "reddish" the light will become. At least that's true for the Big Bang theory. But when an atom gets bigger it goes to a higher frequency, towards the blue frequency. Since speed is not infinite there is a time lapse from when light from space comes to earth. So we are basically looking back in time. We are looking at the image of galaxies before the time lapse and not what is currently happening. So the data will look more red shifted because you are looking at past data and past frequencies, not current frequencies.
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Secondly, correct, we are looking back in time when we look at the galaxies, thus we are looking at past data and past frequencies, not current frequencies. However, to my knowledge, we have no current way to looking at the current frequencies (because of distance). The past is all we have, but they still paint a very clear picture. The Doppler effect states that when something is both moving and gives off waves, the waves in front of it will compress and therefore have a higher frequency. The waves behind it however will expand and have a lower frequency. Because all these galaxies were shown to have red-shifted light, it showed that, via the Doppler effect, that the galaxies were moving away from us.
Also, I'm not sure I follow your point on the mass of everything expanding being the cause for the red shift. Would you mind elaborating on that?
Also I will point out another reason why the Big Bang theory is false. The first part of the theory breaks a law of science. In the beginning stage in the debate you pointed out that we do not know where the singularity, in which the Big Bang was caused by, came from. My answer to that is that there wasn't one. You stated that the singularity had all the energy in the universe. But this singularity cannot be created because of the law of conservation of energy. So the singularity cannot be made and the whole theory just breaks apart.
"an increase (or decrease) in the frequency of sound, light, or other waves as the source and observer move towards (or away from) each other. The effect causes the sudden change in pitch noticeable in a passing siren, as well as the red shift seen by astronomers."
The source of the waves (the galaxies and stars) has to be moving away from us in order for the red-shift to occur.
On the second paragraph, you state that the theory breaks a law of science, the conservation of energy. The big bang theory never states where the singularity came from. This doesn't mean it came from no where, it means we don't know. The big bang theory would only break this law if it stated that energy was created. However, the theory NEVER states that energy was created. It does not make any implications to such at all.
The singularity existed, but we do not know where it came from. This does not mean it came from nothing. All it means is that we are ignorant of its origins.
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