The First Law Thermodynamics, and the net energy of the Universe

The first law of thermodynamics states energy can’t be newly created nor destroyed; so where did the universe come from? Did the origin of universe require a super natural explanation? New understanding of cosmology however shows, despite our intuitions, the net energy of universe is 0 and the whole universe could indeed come out of the “quantum foam” of nothingness, according to Stephen Hawkins and others. A brief overview of the implications of this dramatic new insight.

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