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It is usually assumed (almost always) that cosmological singularities (like black hole singularities) are impossible and do not exist in the universe.

If the universe was like a cellular automata (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cellular_automaton), could it produce the right conditions to make these singularities actually exist in that universe?

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  • $\begingroup$ Isn't true that singularities are thought no to exist? And that a theory should be develop to remove them? I mean the singularties likely do not exist not the objects/phenomena leading, at the state of the art, to them. @StudyStudy $\endgroup$ – Alchimista Jan 3 at 8:56
  • $\begingroup$ @StudyStudy I think you are confusing black holes and singularities $\endgroup$ – Oni Ein Jan 3 at 11:18
  • $\begingroup$ @StudyStudy when papers are working or talking about singularities is to offer solutions to delete them. Singularities are always avoided or ignored. That is why I was looking for a model that would allow them. $\endgroup$ – Oni Ein Jan 3 at 11:34
  • $\begingroup$ I'm not sure if this question is on-topic (under the 'mainstream physics') clause. But cellular automata are discrete, so no kind of singularity which depends on continuity, differentiability or failures of either could exist in such a model. The singularities in GR are generally of this nature. $\endgroup$ – tfb Jan 3 at 11:37
  • $\begingroup$ My apologies, I am out of my depth...+1 to see if anybody else can help...I will delete my comments $\endgroup$ – user214814 Jan 3 at 12:54

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