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  • Yes, in God's world.

    Yes, space can exist without time, because with God, all things are possible. To God, time and space are not the same things. Our human minds are what can only comprehend time. God works in the ways that he wants to, and if he wants time to be something other than linear, it will be.

  • Yes, but time can not exist without space.

    Time is a measurement of active matter. If there was no space, then matter could not be active. If all matter was eternally a singularity and there was no space for it to move into, we would not be living in this universe. The greater question would be, can all matter be an inactive singularity?

  • I think theoretically, yes.

    Whether you believe time is an actual dimension where events occur in sequence, or you believe it's a way for humans to sequence and compare events, and not an actual existing dimension that an object or event can travel through, it is still just a measurement of the events that take place within any given space, and in no way tied to the physical dimension of space which contains objects measurable by distance or mass.
    A take a photograph of a family in a room with a clock on the wall in the background for example. Now a clock is an object used to represent time by showing the current, logging the past, and displaying the future, but as you can see in the photograph, the clock is not moving. This is because time no longer exists within the photograph, even though the photograph displays a past moment in time. Now just because time itself does not exist within the photo, space is still present, as you can still measure out the physical distance (space) between any two objects in the photo. There for concluding that space can exist without time.

  • i say yes

    It can because space does not need time be there. Space is an open area that nobody can control with time. Time does not decide everything that happens in life. Space exists without time. You can always see space even tho time is their it doesn't have to be their for us to see it.

  • Space without time exists in the laboratory.

    Quantum tunnelling involves waves (or particles) existing in a timeless state as they cross a barrier. The distances over which the timeless state exists can be quite large, up to around a metre with pulses of microwaves. This was first explored by Professor Gunter Nimtz and colleagues at the university of Cologne and has been tested in many other labs. Since the speeds involved exceed that of light, being essentially infinite, the results caused consternation and bitter debate in the physics community. More interesting than the debate about the challenge to relativity is the fact that these experiments create a timeless zone: a space without time. Entering the zone, the wave functions of photons freeze. A book by Nimtz called Zero Time Space is available in paperback. The idea is not actually new. Theologians proposed space without time centuries ago: they call it Eternity (rather different from the common usage of the word). A recent e-book on Amazon describes the implications of space without time. It is in the Science & Religion section of Kindle books, and the title is "Eternity: God, Soul, New Physics."

  • Yes, space can exist without

    Technically speaking, you will always have space. The universe is reasonably infinite, but the matter within it is not. If you were to remove all matter from the universe, you would still have space, as well as time, it's just that they would both be concepts then. Space does not require time, as time only indicates change, but you would then have no change in the space.

  • Everything is Perception

    Our entire reality is made of what we choose to believe as factual. My question for you is could time exist without life? If not, could space exist without life? No, for space is also merely a perception. Now could the universe run according to our current laws of physics without us? Yes. Would it have a concept of space and time. No. Humans and many life forms invented their own concepts of time in order to predict the the relative positions of objects in the future. Now if we had no concept of time, but could look around and gauge the distance of all objects around us we could still have a concept of space, but would be unable to predict how the space is relevant. In other words, if we had no concept of time, we would be very simple lifeforms most likely finding food in a 2 dimensional view, but all existence would still go about its business as normal.

  • Everything is Perception

    Our entire reality is made of what we choose to believe as factual. My question for you is could time exist without life? If not, could space exist without life? No, for space is also merely a perception. Now could the universe run according to our current laws of physics without us? Yes. Would it have a concept of space and time. No. Humans and many life forms invented their own concepts of time in order to predict the the relative positions of objects in the future. Now if we had no concept of time, but could look around and gauge the distance of all objects around us we could still have a concept of space, but would be unable to predict how the space is relevant. In other words, if we had no concept of time, we would be very simple lifeforms most likely finding food in a 2 dimensional view, but all existence would still go about its business as normal.

  • Can space exist without time?

    Doesn’t such a region of space already exist around entrance of a massive black hole?
    Or perhaps within the very core of a black hole is an area of space where time is frozen by the immense gravity of the singularity.
    One other possibility may exist in another dimension with a complete different type of space in which the past present and future all coexist as a single entity.

  • Only for exactly zero seconds

    Previous comments concentrated only on how general relativity handles spacetime tieing space and time into one concept. Which leaves room for a theory of quantum gravity to allow it somehow...
    It is however also purely logically impossible for space to exist without time. If a part of space were to start existing without time for whatever reason, it can only do so for exactly zero seconds, as there is no time, and then it would have to either vanish or coexist with time again. As an event that fills no time at all isn't physically happening or observable, it doesn't exist.
    Thus: No - space can never exist without time.

  • No space without time

    There can be no space without time. Time and space are intertwined. They exist because each other exists. No one really knows which came first, space or time. It is a popular theory that they were created from the Big Bang explosion in the cosmos. Even inter-dimensions are bound by regulations of time, I would assume.

  • Space can not exist without time.

    Theologically, space IS time, and time is space. You think about the old adage, what came first, the chicken or the egg. Or, when did God into existence. Plato described space as things that come to be, whereas time is the motion of the heavens. Without the other, they can not exist.

  • Technically, no it cannot.

    The scientific concept of space-time intrinsically ties the two together. Without the quantifying passage of time, one could not calculate space as it removes a necessary 'depth' from the calculation. However, from a philosophical stand point, the only thing that creates time is perception. Should someone be able to overcome the limitation on that perception, somehow, they would be to traverse great distances instantly. Even in this rather sci-fi scenario, space-time is folded to a null point, cancelling both for the duration of the movement.

  • not in the observable universe

    Space and time have been observed as being intertwined, meaning one affects the other. The general theory of relativity has shown that forces, such as gravity, affect the flow of time. This is why time progresses slower in space than it does on Earth. Is it theoretically possible? I don't think so.

  • Time is flowing

    We don't know what time is we just measure it. How can you ask of this if you live in a world governed by time? But again, we live on a planet in a galaxy in a cluster of galaxies in a universe and maybe... More dimensions. Since mass is related to time and space mass cannot exist without time because: you need to measure it -- you need time; you need to go from point a to point b -- you need time to travel into space; basically anywhere in the infinite numbers of universes where matter exists there must be time, otherwise how can the particles interact with each-other? What sort of universe would that be? A pretty boring one and impossible at that.

  • Clock time is a type of Time, there is also psychological time

    Is the Cat there only when we look at it ? The Clock can keep going, but if there is no one sensing time (like in an altered state of awareness) then all becomes "one" .. As in a black hole, there would be no differentiation, not only there would be no time, but no I to sense Time as all is One

  • In a vacuum S&P must be together.

    As I learned from N. Tyson, if you ask your friend to meet you at Dennys, but dont specify a time the meet will never take place,...

    Or rather you say hey Joe meet me at 5"00 with no space to meet specified, the meet will never take place. These two things on earth must coincide.


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