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Before the Big Bang

■ Dear HIW,

Thank you for your articles on the Big Bang. Has mankind any idea where the Big Bang came from and what was there before the Big Bang? How did it come about? Also could mankind, accidentally perhaps, cause another Big Bang?

Stephen Conn

This is arguably science’s most difficult question to answer, because whatever was around before the Big Bang now resides beyond the known

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