Researchers Have Uncovered the Mechanisms that Could Have Caused the Big Bang (image) University of Central Florida Share Print E-Mail Caption Jessica Chambers, a doctoral student in the University of Central Florida's Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, and Kareem Ahmed, an assistant professor in UCF's Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, set up the turbulent shock tube they used to help uncover the mechanisms that could have caused the Big Bang. Credit Karen Norum, UCF Office of Research Usage Restrictions Please credit the photo to Karen Norum, UCF Office of Research and use the provided caption when possible. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.