Is God a 13-billion-year-old baby? The “Big Baby Hypothesis”

Pace E. LaVia
Jun 19 · 5 min read

In deep time, the universe is just a baby. And it’s just now opening its eyes.

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What a special time to be alive. The universe has been doing its thing for 13-plus billion years — or so the theory goes. The projected lifespan of the universe is, by some estimates, 10-with-a-hundred-zeros years, give or take a…