Big Bang, Deflated? Universe May Have Had No Beginning
“If a new theory turns out to be true, the universe may not have started with a bang. In the new formulation, the universe was never a singularity, or an infinitely small and infinitely dense point of matter. In fact, the universe may have no beginning at all. “Our theory suggests that the age of the universe could be infinite,” said study co-author Saurya Das, a theoretical physicist at the University of Lethbridge in Alberta, Canada.”
There’s more in the article. If this is true, I’m going to have to make some changes to my sci-fi series!