Is the Big Bang Cycling Through Hidden Time?

The cyclic universe theory is an attempt to try and understand how the Big Bang could have occurred, suggesting that prior to the Big Bang, there was another universe that existed. This universe expanded, then contracted into what is called a "big crunch," and its contraction led to the Big Bang that created our universe. According to that theory, our universe could do the same thing. In fact, there could have been a whole sequence of such universes, expanding and contracting, perhaps going on forever. 

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