PBS Space Time

What Happened Before the Big Bang?

Season 5 Episode 29 | 10m 23s | Video has closed captioning.

We define the Big Bang as the extremely hot, dense, rapidly expanding universe that is described by Einstein’s equations. That picture of the universe is very solid down to about a trillionth of a second after the supposed beginning of time. We can make good guesses down to about 10^-30th of a second. But before that?

Aired: 11/05/19

Rating: NR


Problems Playing Video? | Closed Captioning