Ok this is a questoin of the smart thinkers, the ones interested in Atronomy and Astrophysics..
And no, they will most likely not be able to tell you whether that relationship with a gemini will work or not.
So as you might already know scientist have already found out our universe is still progressively expanding (it's expanding faster and faster.
(Which also explains why we haven't yet been sucked into that beautiful black hole in the middle of our galaxy)
So I know scientists have not been able to collect any facts as to what matter it is that our universe is actually expanding in so rapidly - and I believe that the answer to this might actually be an answer to how it all began.
I'm pretty sure that whatever it is that we're expanding in was already there before the big bang and now the universe is gradually taking up it's initial space but I have a feeling that whatever it is we're expanding in is of infinite space (the universe itself is NOT of infinite space).
What is your theory? (I'm just a bored and curious kid so I welcome any theory really)
And do you ever think human kind will actually make it to the borders of our universe or even beyond?
(I know they can already see until there from earth with those super high tech observatories and space telescopes like hubble but physically..)
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Well according to tradition, it was said that the "thing" --- in which the universe's matter is flying --- is just the vacuum of empty space, which is... just empty space. This is why they give everything beyond our Earth the name of "outer space," or simply "space." xD The space just IS, and always has been; and within all its nothingness, it contained the relatively tiny speck of the Big Bang particle during the beginning of the universe.
But more recently in science, as you and some others here have already mentioned, the possible existences of "dark matter" and "dark energy" are being considered, as a way to explain inconsistencies that scientists noticed with the way that gravity was behaving with certain things, compared to the amount of mass that the scientists were actually able to measure from those things. In fact, they now believe that "normal" matter and energy actually might make up only a small fraction of "stuff" in the universe, and that dark matter and dark energy might make up the vast majority! And yet, for the most part, we can't even actually see them, observe them, detect them, or know exactly what they are! **mysterious creepy music** =O
Like you said, some say that the dark matter/energy may have already been there in space before the Big Bang, and/or that it plays some role in directing the outward movement of the universe's matter, and/or behaves like some kind of "skeleton" for the structure of the universe (maybe kind of analogous to the cytoskeleton of a living cell).
But then again, whether space is "empty space" or it has dark matter/energy in it, I feel that the questions still remain: Where did everything come from? And is it really "infinite"?
There is the idea that maybe there have been an infinite number of Big Bangs: the universe expands and eventually somehow reverses and contracts back to its original state, and then blows up and expands out again, etc. Or maybe there was only one Big Bang (with an eternity of nothingness before it), and things will now just fly out into infinite space forever. But from what I understand, the problem with infinity/eternity -- in terms of both space AND time -- is that you are never able to actually "get there". If it took infinity to get to this point right now in space and time, then the point should not have even been able to be reached in the first place. =O It's like trying to count to infinity: 1, 2, 3, 4, ...
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