What Was the Universe Like Before the Big Bang?

Technically, none of the current theories actually make sense—but scientists are fine with that.


Welcome to DSC Original Content’s biweekly podcast, where we explain a weird, tricky or surprising subject in mere minutes. In this edition, find out why none of our current theories match our current understanding of physics (and why that’s okay); discover what the “Big Bounce” was; and learn the terrible thing that would happen if we tried to contact a different universe.