Posted: Apr 29, 2019 4:50 pm
by Spearthrower
Thomas Eshuis wrote:
The BB is the origin of our local universe, not the universe as a whole.


Notionally.

Also the Big Bang is the expansion of our universe (or pocket universe), not the origin of it, because the origin of it would have preceded (assuming that makes any sense whatsoever) the beginning of expansion. Essentially, it's what happened once the/our universe originated.