What if everything we know about the universe is wrong? What if the Big Bang isn't the beginning of the universe, and what if we are living inside a Black Hole?
The general idea is that our universe came into existence some 13.8 billion years ago and that it all started with the Big Bang. Eventually, the universe began expanding, galaxies were formed, stars were born, and planets came into existence. In one of those galaxies, the Milky Way, life came into existence. This life has now evolved to the point where it began to wonder about the origins of life and its place in the universe.
Do we live inside a Black Hole?
Based on what we know about the universe, it is expanding and cooling. But what came before that? Before the Big Bang, before the expansion and cooling? According to mainstream scientists, there was nothing before that. However, not everyone seems to agree. What if what we see inside our cosmos is nothing other than the result of being inside a black hole that came into existence from some parent universe? This unconventional theory suggests that if black holes that form in our universe give birth to baby universes, our cosmos might be nothing other than the product of another black hole.
What if the process we see as cosmic inflation marks the formation of our universe but from a supermassive black hole? And what if dark energy is somehow connected to black holes? What if black holes are nothing other than containers, massive cosmic containers home to different universes? As humans learn more about the cosmos, we find that the more we know, the more questions arise. Nevertheless, this is perhaps the beauty of the universe, the beauty of our cosmos; it is a —perhaps infinite— repository of knowledge, experiences, and questions. Whether our universe was birthed by the creation of a black hole or whether we reside in one is, at this point, something we cannot answer. Perhaps in the near future, when technology improves and we gain new knowledge, we will come across enough data to begin answering some of these questions.