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4/18/2013 12:02:36 PM
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At 4/18/2013 11:58:36 AM, 1Devilsadvocate wrote:
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I should mention that there are .wav files from the simulation at the end of the piece.
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4/19/2013 11:42:34 AM
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I do not think the big bang would make a sound, as sound requires a medium (e.g. air, water, solids) to travel, and during the big bang there was no are anywhere, just sub atomical particles.
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4/19/2013 5:27:16 PM
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At 4/19/2013 11:42:34 AM, jh1234l wrote:
I do not think the big bang would make a sound, as sound requires a medium (e.g. air, water, solids) to travel, and during the big bang there was no are anywhere, just sub atomical particles.

Yes, and the question becomes, if the big bang happened and there was nobody there to hear it, did it make a sound?
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4/19/2013 7:45:57 PM
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At 4/19/2013 11:42:34 AM, jh1234l wrote:
I do not think the big bang would make a sound, as sound requires a medium (e.g. air, water, solids) to travel, and during the big bang there was no are anywhere, just sub atomical particles.

Subatomic particles can vibrate, thus they can carry sound.
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4/19/2013 7:48:36 PM
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1. Yeah, sound doesn't travel in space.
2. The big bang was not actually a bang.
3. Sound only exists in consciousness present to perceive it.
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4/19/2013 7:52:42 PM
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I don't think his intent was to recreate what the Big Bang actually sounded like, but rather simulate an auditory model of the evolution of the universe.
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4/20/2013 9:44:16 AM
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At 4/19/2013 11:42:34 AM, jh1234l wrote:
I do not think the big bang would make a sound, as sound requires a medium (e.g. air, water, solids) to travel, and during the big bang there was no are anywhere, just sub atomical particles.

This. Science 101
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4/20/2013 5:09:16 PM
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At 4/19/2013 11:42:34 AM, jh1234l wrote:
I do not think the big bang would make a sound, as sound requires a medium (e.g. air, water, solids) to travel, and during the big bang there was no are anywhere, just sub atomical particles.

Waves travel through space, which is essentially nothing, indefinitely until they hit an object.
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4/20/2013 5:31:29 PM
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At 4/19/2013 11:42:34 AM, jh1234l wrote:
I do not think the big bang would make a sound, as sound requires a medium (e.g. air, water, solids) to travel, and during the big bang there was no are anywhere, just sub atomical particles.

Why the hell can't people read?
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