I read about a theory that says that The Big Bang could be actually considered a White Hole.

Than I started thinking. White Hole: an unreachable region from which stuff can come out. Black Hole: a reachable region from which no stuff can come out.

Well one seems to be the boundary of each other. If i am inside a black hole, the surface outside does fit in the White Hole description. So what if a white hole is actually not a hole but is the external surface of a black hole from inside?

What if its true that our Big Bang is actually a white hole, or actually the inside of a Black Hole?

Can there exist a universe in a Black Hole? and Are we in a Black hole ourselves?


I include below a Penrose diagram of the Schwarzschild black hole. This illustrates the split horizon condition of a black hole, where the $r~=~2GM/c^2$ condition separates the black hole from the so called white hole. This gadget at first blush suggests that particles gush out of white holes and then later enter a black hole. However, this is an abstract device and not something which describes an astrophysical black hole. A quantum fluctuation right at the junction between the 4 types of horizons designated in this diagram is a loop that encloses the "X" or "cross." An observer in the region called "universe" on a surface of constant radius from the black hole observes particles emerging from the horizon and then falling back down. If the observer interacts with these particles they can be observed as Hawking radiation.

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This is a rather abstract way of looking at the physics. The quantum loop conclusing the central X means that the universe and parallel universe have identically prepared black holes composed of entangled states. This is one way that general relativity appears to have some quantum features within it. This has interesting multiverse implications, and is a way of looking at the quantum monogamy problem in an open world perspective. Of course in reality a black hole we observe is entangled massively with particles in the observable universe and maybe with other cosmologies in the multiverse. This "messiness" means that we can simplify this diagram to the truncated form as seen below. The function $R(t)$ represents the surface of a star, a messy statistical object, that implodes to form the black hole. There the spatial surface $\Sigma_1$ is continuous into the black hole and the spatial surface $\Sigma_2$ occurs after the black hole has quantum mechanically decayed away.

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The white hole is then really an abstract manifestation of the ultimate time symmetry of general relativity and a signature that black holes are associated with absorbing and quantum radiating particles. It is not likely the case that large white holes with astrophysical implications actually exist.


A black hole is very reachable from the outside. Once inside you can't get back. You quick fall to the center and are crushed at a singularity.

A white hole is a black hole running backwards in time. If you are inside, you can't avoid being expelled away from the singularity to the outside. Once outside, you can't get back in.

The inside of a black hole is not another universe.

  • $\begingroup$ Well, not. Once inside a Black Hole you are not necessarily crushed at the singularity. It is called a singularity because it is actually not defined. So no one really knows what is inside of a black hole. $\endgroup$ – J.Gili Oct 24 '16 at 13:44
  • $\begingroup$ What we know is that it is a volume of warped space time, with a lot of mass in it. I am not saying there is a universe in every black holes. I am saying that a white hole can be seen as the internal boundaries of a Black Hole, by description, and if there's a theory describing the Big Bang as a White Hole than it might as well be that the Big Bang is generated as a White Hole internally of some massive Black Hole. $\endgroup$ – J.Gili Oct 24 '16 at 13:47
  • $\begingroup$ And part of your answer repeats what I said: I did say as well that a Black Hole is very reachable from the outside and once entered you cant get out. $\endgroup$ – J.Gili Oct 24 '16 at 13:49
  • $\begingroup$ BTW i did use the word each black hole, but I'm gonna correct myself. $\endgroup$ – J.Gili Oct 24 '16 at 13:50

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