Cosmologists use the mathematical properties of eternity to show that although universe may last forever, it must have had a beginning...
Very interesting pick that I rescooped from Sakis Koukouvis. It doesn't prove the big bang but could demonstrate that the universe must have had a beginning since we see it expand.
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